Outdoors

Quarantined Iowa deer tested positive for fatal disease

Almost 80 percent of a large, recently depopulated captive deer herd in Cerro Gordo County tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Iowa De ... »

Iowa to reduce number of deer licenses

By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau

DES MOINES — Fewer does will be hunted this year in Iowa under changes adopted Tuesday b ... »

In pursuit of butterflies

Editor’s note: Rick Hollis of rural North Liberty is past president and newsletter editor for the Iowa City Bird Club.

Rick Hollis, co ... »

New program could boost pheasant totals

A new upland conservation program could put an additional 100,000 rooster pheasants per year into Iowa fields.

“The program has been d ... »

No contest on river

HILLS — With the nation’s fastest paddler in the field, the competition was for second Saturday at the Great Iowa River Canoe ... »

Gerber a perfect champ

CEDAR FALLS — Austin Gerber of Charles City shot his first perfect 100 score Saturday, and it, coupled with poise in a shootoff with ... »

COMMUNITY: My first turkey

Editor’s note: Addilyn Munger is a third-grader in the West Central school district. This is her story about her first turkey.

By Addi ... »

COMMUNITY: Youth notebook

Robertson captures national title

Jori Robertson of the Iowa Gym-Nest won the Level 9 all around title recently at the Western National gymna ... »

COMMUNITY: Finding the elusive Pasque flower

Editor’s note: Rick Hollis of rural North Liberty is past president and newsletter editor for the Iowa City Bird Club.

By Rick Hollis, ... »

Deer disease found in Iowa

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the first case of the always fatal chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild Iowa deer.

The d ... »

COMMUNITY: Lure for birders tugs northward

Editor’s note: Rick Hollis of rural North Liberty is past president and newsletter editor for the Iowa City Bird Club.

By Ri ... »

COMMUNITY: Bird count draws big numbers

Editor’s note: Rick Hollis of rural North Liberty is past president and newsletter editor for the Iowa City Bird Club.

By Ri ... »

Long, cold, snowy winter taking a toll on pond fish

Even for ice anglers, this long, cold and snowy winter has become too much of a good thing.

The thick ice that has enabled them to walk safel ... »

Book recounts Marion man's epic grizzly battle

MARION – Few appreciate the aptness of the taxonomic name of the grizzly bear — Ursus arctos horribilus — more than Marion resident Ed Wiseman.

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Rock pythons are S. Florida's latest threat State biologists fear reptiles are expanding territory
Rock pythons are S. Florida's latest threat
State biologists are concerned that the aggressive rock python might be the latest invasive species to become established in the Everglade ... »