posted on 6/27/23
Smoke from wildfires in Canada has again made it's way into the state of Iowa. The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert just after noon on Tuesday, June 27 indicating poor air quality was expected through the state of Iowa until Wednesday (6/28). The alert advises the public to limit prolonged outdoor activities, especially for those with chronic respitory illness. For more information visit the NWS webiste here.
posted 2/28/24 · Public Health
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posted 2/6/24 · Conservation
How do big blizzards and freezes affect Iowa wildlife? Cold weather is natural, and animals have found many ways to adapt!
posted 1/22/24 · Conservation
The Tama County Conservation Board is currently hiring seasonal staff for Summer 2024! If you are interested in stepping into the world of conservation and environmental education, now is your chance!
posted 1/10/24 · Conservation
Have you met educational hedgehog Olive? Say "hello" to her at the Nature Center during your next trip to Otter Creek Lake & Park!
posted 12/18/23 · Conservation
Iowa animals have found plenty of ways to survive our harsh winters. How do you compare? Read about animal adaptations and take a short quiz to discover which winter animal you are!