STORIES

Iowan Hobbyist Drone Videographers
August 6, 2015 | 7 mins

Outdoor adventurers have taken to the sky with small drones to film the state from a vantage point few Iowans can reach.

Devonian Fossil Gorge
August 6, 2015 | 4 mins

An overlook of eastern Iowa’s prehistoric treasure, the Devonian Fossil Gorge near the Coralville Dam.

National Junior High School Rodeo Finals
August 6, 2015 | 5 mins

For one week in June, the state fairgrounds we’re the focal point of the rodeo world for up-and-coming cowboys and cowgirls.

Searching Iowa Waterways for Invasive Mussels
August 6, 2015 | 8 mins

Researchers search the Iowa river for invasive mussel species plaguing the state’s waterways.

Iowa Outdoors Episode 504
August 6, 2015 | 27 mins

In the next episode of Iowa Outdoors, we'll get an airborne perspective from our state's drone videography enthusiasts and we search the Iowa River on a mussel blitz.

Equine therapy
July 2, 2015 | 6 mins

See how horses are being used in a therapeutic way to help some Iowans improve their quality of life.

Public skateparks
July 2, 2015 | 7 mins

See skateboarders fly high and show off their skills at some of the many public skateparks Iowans can now enjoy.

Okoboji classic boat rendezvous
July 2, 2015 | 7 Mins

We travel to the Iowa Great Lakes for an annual gathering of wooden boats and other old, classic watercrafts that wow visitors each summer.

Iowa Outdoors (#503)
July 2, 2015 | 27 Mins

Venture north to Okoboji's antique boat festival and explore the Iowa DNR's efforts to rehabilitate lakes across our state.

Making bamboo fly fishing rods
June 4, 2015 | 7 mins

An Ankeny man shows us the attention to detail and fine craftsmanship that goes into constructing a high quality, effective and collectible bamboo fly fishing rod