Photo credit: Melanie Louis // Soper’s Mill in Story County
There’s no better way to celebrating the shifting leaves and changing seasons than with a new episode of IPTV’s Iowa Outdoors. The seasonal series has debuted their Fall 2013 installment – check it out!
This season, Iowa Outdoors explores the beauty of Dubuque’s Mines of Spain, one of INHF’s game-changing projects. They also explore the art of astrophotography, a classroom zoo and the rehabilitation and release of native eagles.
Iowa Outdoors is produced in partnership with the Iowa DNR, and is made possible by REAP funds for environmental education.
The beauty of colorful fall leaves comes and goes rather quickly. But with this fun fall DIY project, the best of fall can be preserved for months even when the leaves have been replaced by snow! Continue reading
In the next few weeks, trees should start speckling the Iowa landscape with autumn color.
“Peak fall color occurs in northeast Iowa, on average, on the weekend closest to October 10. Peak fall colors occur later in the more southern parts of the state.” according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading
Join the Marshall County Conservation Board for a Fall Foliage Bike Ride on the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail, Thursday, October 17 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Participants should bring their bike, helmet, water and lunch and meet at the Rhodes trail head. The group will eat lunch at 11:30 a.m. and then bike the crushed limestone trail while enjoying the scenic views and fall colors. Continue reading
This weekend marked the beginning of fall, and we know what that means – fall foliage is right around the corner! Midwest Living compiled a great list of beautiful Midwest places to see fall color. What are some of your favorite areas in Iowa to view fantastic autumn scenery?
With a coat of paint, acorns can be used to make inexpensive, eye-catching fall decorations. Continue reading