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Iowa Outdoors

Iowa Outdoors
Produced in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Outdoors highlights the state’s outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and natural resources.

Latest Episodes

Iowa Outdoors | Episode #401 Air date: 05-01-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365237635/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Join Iowa geocachers for a high-tech game of hide-and-seek. Explore the vast variety of plants and interesting displays inside the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Go along with Iowa DNR researchers as they learn more about shovelnose sturgeon in eastern Iowa. And see the beautiful images by... /episodes/get/12584 /episode/12584 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #401 /episode-player/12584
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #306 Air date: 12-16-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365139291/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Explore Iowa from the powered handlebars of local snowmobilers, experience wildlife through the art of modern-day taxidermists, and follow the journey of outdoors photographer David Heusinkveld through tragedy and recovery in the Amana Colonies. /episodes/get/11143 /episode/11143 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #306 /episode-player/11143
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #305 Air date: 10-25-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365108145/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Look into the sky with amateur astronomers and astrophotographers at the Iowa Star Party, visit a classroom where kids are touching critters from Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo, explore the scenic Mines of Spain in Dubuque and see how injured birds are being cared for at Saving Our Avian... /episodes/get/10700 /episode/10700 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #305 /episode-player/10700
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #304 Air date: 08-11-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365061111/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We profile wildfire training and nighttime photography in the Loess Hills, visit an innovative playscape in central Iowa’s Jester Park, and showcase summertime firefly photography. /episodes/get/9960 /episode/9960 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #304 /episode-player/9960
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #303 Air date: 06-22-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365029943/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We explore paddle-in campsites in central Iowa, explain the restoration of Nahant Marsh, and showcase a photo project between an iPhone and a bur oak tree -- 365 days in the making. /episodes/get/9616 /episode/9616 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #303 /episode-player/9616
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #302 Air date: 04-19-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365001747/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From the lens of one wildlife photographer to the handlebar view from our state's biking enthusiasts, we explore springtime in Iowa. /episodes/get/8608 /episode/8608 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #302 /episode-player/8608
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Episode Archive

Iowa Outdoors | Winter Activities (#101)
The premiere episode of Iowa Outdoors brings viewers to frozen farm silos in northeast Iowa for a one-of-a-kind ice climbing experience, record-breaking ice fishing on Spirit Lake, pheasant restoration efforts across Iowa, the beauty of fall migration at DeSoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge and how...
Air date: 12/16/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2253592449/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The premiere episode of Iowa Outdoors brings viewers to frozen farm silos in northeast Iowa for a one-of-a-kind ice climbing experience, record-breaking ice fishing on Spirit Lake, pheasant restoration efforts across Iowa, the beauty of fall migration at DeSoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge and how... /episodes/get/7969 /episode/7969 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Winter Activities (#101) /episode-player/7969
Iowa Outdoors | More Winter Activities (#102)
Go cold water kayaking, study Iowa's deer population, try out dogsledding and spend time with wildlife photographer Neil Rettig. Check out Chef Jon Benedict's recipe for venison stew.
Air date: 02/24/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2253602638/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Go cold water kayaking, study Iowa's deer population, try out dogsledding and spend time with wildlife photographer Neil Rettig. Check out Chef Jon Benedict's recipe for venison stew. /episodes/get/7968 /episode/7968 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | More Winter Activities (#102) /episode-player/7968
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #103
Go 100 feet underground into Coldwater Cave in northeast Iowa to explore Iowa?s longest and most spectacular cave. Witness the population rebound of prairie chickens in southern Iowa. Visit a famous bridge in Wapsipinicon State Park and discover the paintings of Iowa native Maynard Reece, a living...
Air date: 04/07/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2253599673/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Go 100 feet underground into Coldwater Cave in northeast Iowa to explore Iowa?s longest and most spectacular cave. Witness the population rebound of prairie chickens in southern Iowa. Visit a famous bridge in Wapsipinicon State Park and discover the paintings of Iowa native Maynard Reece, a living... /episodes/get/7963 /episode/7963 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #103 /episode-player/7963
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #201
Iowa Outdoors begins its second season exploring Pammel State Park, pedaling along the BRR bike ride, winter trout fishing on North Bear Creek, and gazing through the lens of an Iowa photographer as he travels around the Americas.
Air date: 01/06/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250934880/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Iowa Outdoors begins its second season exploring Pammel State Park, pedaling along the BRR bike ride, winter trout fishing on North Bear Creek, and gazing through the lens of an Iowa photographer as he travels around the Americas. /episodes/get/7964 /episode/7964 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #201 /episode-player/7964
Iowa Outdoors | Episode #202
Fly through the treetops on Iowa's first zipline course, explore life aquatic at the Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, find morel mushroom tips that could help you locate and enjoy the woodland delicacies and take a walk through Iowa's wild side with nature photographer Ty Smedes.
Air date: 03/30/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2253076747/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Fly through the treetops on Iowa's first zipline course, explore life aquatic at the Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, find morel mushroom tips that could help you locate and enjoy the woodland delicacies and take a walk through Iowa's wild side with nature photographer Ty Smedes. /episodes/get/7965 /episode/7965 Iowa Outdoors: Iowa Outdoors | Episode #202 /episode-player/7965
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