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Recipient of The Wildlife Society 2013 Conservation Education Media Award

The Hidden Works of Jay N. “Ding” Darling exhibit.

“…yet a practical vacuum exists in our national educational mechanism where the facts concerning the relationship between man and land should be taught. The question remains unanswered, how then is man to become broadly informed?” Jay N. “Ding” Darling from his 1938 notes Short Course Conservation School with Keynote Address presented by Aldo Leopold

Award-winning “America’s Darling:  The Story of Jay N. ‘Ding’ Darling”  is being released.   Screenings and Events. DOI Pop! Exhibit includes Darling artifacts.

“Ding’s” Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units.
Fair Chase Winter 2014 – official publication of Boone and Crockett Club

Our traveling exhibit, The Hidden Works of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, features treasures from the “America’s Darling” path of discovery.  See schedule for upcoming exhibit locations. We are commemorating the 81st Anniversary of the Duck Stamp with Darling’s “Unfinished Study.”

A Mahrvelous Project:  Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm–the Legacy begins!

Our newest cartooning documentary in pre-production: “Iowa Ink At Its Best!”     The multimedia project is a co-production with Iowa Public Television.

“Darling is Back!” – An extraordinary story of hope, inspiration and vision. Experience America at its best.  The Lake Darling in Brighton, Iowa documentary is a co-production with Iowa Public Television. A fall 2015 release.

The gift for extraordinary stewardship – The Brush of Excellence.

We are excited to announce the newest episode in our Heroes of Conservation series:  “America’s Gatekeeper: The Story of Paul Kroegel.”    We celebrated Paul Kroegel’s 150th Birthday–The Bronze Statue created by Rosalee Hume.