Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for wildlife conservation, wildlife protection, habitat management, information & education in Iowa.

The primary duties of the Iowa Department of Fish & Game is:

  • To manage and protect wildlife in Iowa
  • To manage wildlife habitat
  • To educate the public on wildlife and safe hunting practices
  • Set hunting and fishing seasons and creel limits
  • Issuing hunting and fishing licenses
  • Set hunting & fishing regulations in Iowa
  • Conduct tests for wildlife disease
  • Animal Reintroduction
502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319