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Knowing Where to Look Can Lead to Wildlife Sightings

January 20, 2017, 9:01 am | Adam Janke, Christa Hartsook

Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist at Iowa State University, shares his first-hand encounter with a covey of bobwhite quail in the January issue of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Acreage Living Newsletter. Read more about Knowing Where to Look Can Lead to Wildlife Sightings

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Iowa Master Conservationist Program to be Revived in Henry County

September 8, 2017, 8:16 am | Adam Janke

A revised Iowa Master Conservationist program will be offered in Mt. Pleasant this fall. Iowa Master Conservationist is an ISU Extension and Outreach program that teaches about wildlife and plant communities, and provides accurate information on a broad range of conservation issues. Read more about Iowa Master Conservationist Program to be Revived in Henry County

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Easy Access to Wildlife Experts Available with Online Tool

July 10, 2017, 12:32 pm | Adam Janke

The wildlife program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a new application to help Iowans find local contacts to help provide answers. The online application consolidates contact information for natural resource professionals in all corners of the state. Read more about Easy Access to Wildlife Experts Available with Online Tool

Abandoned Mine Land and Monarch Conservation Field Day Sept. 7 near Bussey

August 16, 2017, 8:29 am | Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms will host a monarch butterfly conservation field day Thursday, Sept. at the Logan Abandoned Mine Land Site near Bussey. The 10 a.m.-12 p.m. field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal. Read more about Abandoned Mine Land and Monarch Conservation Field Day Sept. 7 near Bussey

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Farmers Surveyed on Efforts to Stop Monarch Butterfly Decline

May 10, 2017, 11:59 am |

The 2016 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examined ways farmers might help reverse the decline in North America's monarch butterfly population through habitat restoration. The survey’s questions examined farmer awareness, concern and willingness to support monarch habitat improvement. Read more about Farmers Surveyed on Efforts to Stop Monarch Butterfly Decline

New Information on Chronic Wasting Disease for Hunters, Farmers, Landowners in Iowa

October 12, 2016, 9:52 am | Adam Janke

Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist at Iowa State University, has authored a publication discussing chronic wasting disease and created a video with additional information about the disease that affects white-tailed deer and other members of the deer family. Read more about New Information on Chronic Wasting Disease for Hunters, Farmers, Landowners in Iowa

Wildlife: Prevent Birds from Flying into Windows and Doors

May 3, 2012, 1:14 pm | Rebecca Christoffel, Christopher Weishaar

Spring is in the air, which also brings nesting time for Iowa’s songbirds. While many homeowners enjoy seeing and feeding the birds, it can be disconcerting for homeowners who have birds fly into glass doors or windows again and again. An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist offers suggestions for dealing with this problem. Read more about Wildlife: Prevent Birds from Flying into Windows and Doors

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