Iowa Department of Natural Resources

About Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The DNR manages fish and wildlife programs, ensures the health of Iowa’s forests and prairies, and provides recreational opportunities in Iowa’s state parks. Just as importantly, the DNR carries out state and federal laws that protect air, land and water through technical assistance, permitting and compliance programs. The DNR also encourages the enjoyment and stewardship of natural resources among Iowans through outreach and education.


Park Manager

April 1999 - March 2017 Palo, IA
“The diversity of the job duties of the position and the ability to manage natural resources in Iowa. ”

Pollution Prevention Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Sioux City, IA
“Worked independently and hands-on with food manufacturing processes Improved the sustainability of my host company (>5% water reduction and >3% natural gas reduction)”
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