Iowa Wildlife Federation Names Scott Ourth Executive Director and Designates Funding the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund It’s Top Priority for 2022

Iowa Wildlife Federation Names Scott Ourth Executive Director and Designates Funding the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund It’s Top Priority for 2022

Sep 30, 2021

  Former Iowa State Representative Scott Ourth has been named the Iowa Wildlife Federation executive director. “After an extensive national search, the IWF Board of Directors has named Scott Ourth our new executive director,” reports Board President Rich Leopold.  “Scott’s years of professional experience as a conservation legislator,...

Iowa Teal Seasons are a Win Win

Iowa Teal Seasons are a Win Win

Sep 24, 2021

With sixteen full, sunrise to sunset days of high-quality recreational opportunities, Iowa’s special teal seasons are the best single change in waterfowl regulations in the past fifty years.  Tall statement, I know.  But there’s a lot to like about the Iowa teal season.  The weather is mild, the birds abundant.  Always on the lookout for...

Fall Hummingbird Migration is Underway

Fall Hummingbird Migration is Underway

Sep 16, 2021

Mix the sugar water and fill the backyard feeders.  The fall migration of ruby-throated hummingbirds is underway.  For those wishing to obtain eyeball-to-eyeball encounters with these high speed, feathered buzz bombs; there’s no better time than the present. Although some of the hummingbirds we’re seeing may be homegrown, the bulk of the...