Posts With Keyword ‘Department of Natural Resources’

Watershed Group Receives First Grant

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Members of the English River Watershed Management Authority met last week.

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First Meeting of English River Watershed Group This Week

Posted: Monday, September 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The recently formed English River Watershed Management Authority has received its first grant.

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Kalona Applying for DNR Grant

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The application for an Iowa DNR Resource Enhancement Grant was recently approved by the Kalona City Council.

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Lake Darling Bid Approved Following Explanation

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The difference between the estimate and the actual bid was the focus of a discussion at the Natural Resource Commission’s meeting last week.

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Completion of Lake Darling Project Expected Next Summer

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Yesterday, the state Natural Resource Commission approved a $5.5 million bid for the last portion of work at Lake Darling State Park.

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Rules Vary for Fishing on Private Lakes

Posted: Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As the fishing improves with the weather, now’s the time to get your license.

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Louisa County to Evaluate Old Jail

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Louisa County is receiving financial help from the states Department of Natural Resources to see if it’s worth converting their old jail into an office building for county staff.  

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Riverside Removing Unsafe Trees

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Following a survey of Riverside’s trees, some have been designated for removal.

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Lake Darling Dredging Dependent on Weather

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work at Lake Darling State Park could begin later this month.

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Antlerless Deer Season Comes to a Close

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The final deer season wraps up today.

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December Snowfall Hurting Pheasant Season

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As we near the end of the season, hunters might be having a hard time tracking down pheasants.

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Combined Hunting Fishing License Now Available

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A special license is now available for those who enjoy both hunting and fishing.

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NFIP Compliance Process Continues in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona had their first reading of an ordinance related to their participation in the National Flood Insurance Program this week.

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More Tests in Richmond Submitted by DNR

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

DNR testing results and more discussion on the agreement with Regional Utility Service Systems were the focus of yesterdays Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Washington Company Agrees to Pay Penalty for Chemical Spill

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A Washington business that caused a chemical spill in April has agreed to pay a penalty with the Department of Natural Resources.  

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More Hunting Seasons Open Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

More hunting seasons are opening today.  

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Changes to Off Road Vehicle Registrations Starting Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The way individuals can renew their off-road vehicle registrations has changed.  

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Chemical Spill Reported in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 3:09 pm

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The Department of Natural Resources has looked into what caused a chemical spill in Washington.

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School District Receives Trees

Posted: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Community School District has received trees on their sports complexes.  

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Iowa River Water Trail Dedication Postponed

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The dedication and float trip of the Iowa River Water Trail scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until August.  

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