CANCELED: Iowa DNR Listening Meeting At NCC

UPDATE: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has cancelled its public meeting tonight due to National Weather Service issuing a winter storm warning for much of the state closing many of the meeting locations.

The DNR will attempt to reschedule the meeting, if possible, to receive the public’s thoughts on the hunting and trapping regulations for this fall.

The decision was made in the interest of public safety; however, the public is encouraged to send comments about what went well last fall, what didn’t, and what changes hunters and trappers would like to see for this fall to

Those comments, along with the data that the DNR Wildlife Bureau collects on harvest and population numbers, will be used to develop recommendations for any rule changes for this fall.

Meetings were scheduled over the Iowa Communication Network (ICN) in Atlantic, Boone, Chariton, Clear Lake, Council Bluffs, Creston, Davenport, Decorah, Dubuque, Johnston, Marshalltown, Monroe, Ottumwa, Sac City, Sergeant Bluff, Sheldon, Spencer, Tiffin, Waverly and West Burlington.


Original story:

Sheldon, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting public meetings over the Iowa Communications Network this Wednesday, February 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., to listen to the public’s thoughts on the hunting and trapping regulations for this fall. One of the sites will be at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon.
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Kevin Baskins, a spokesman for the Iowa DNR says that these meetings are part of the process for making rules in state government.

Baskins says any changes would have to go through the Natural Resources Commission.

The ICN site at NCC is in room 402, and there’s no preregistration needed. Just use the main entrance by the flag pole, and follow the hallway to the right.

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