Moving Day

Moving Day

Jun 23, 2016

Moving from one home to another is never an easy task, especially if you’re a mother with eight growing kids to look after. That’s the Moving Day scene that unfolded when I caught a glimpse of a female opossum busily engaged in relocating her youngsters from their den in Clear Lake’s McIntosh Woods State Park to a site on the adjacent Iowa Baptist Camp...

Spring Turkey Hunters Enjoy Decade High Success

Spring Turkey Hunters Enjoy Decade High Success

Jun 4, 2016

  Iowa turkey hunters harvested 12,173 gobblers during this year’s five-part spring hunting season which ended May 22. According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the harvest represents the largest number of spring turkeys bagged since hunters were first required to report their harvest beginning in 2007. Nearly 51,000 licenses were issued for...