“We Bring Extraordinary Stories to Life” 

Our Outdoor Heroes inspiring Outdoor Dreamers

Land, Leaders, and Legacies: The Story of Mahr Park is released.

Marvo is excited to announce its newest project: a 60-minute documentary on the path of development for both the Jay N. Darling Center and Institute.

Darling is Back!: The Restoration of Lake Darling inspires a nation. A co-production with Iowa Public Television, this documentary about Lake Darling in Brighton, Iowa, is an extraordinary story of hope, inspiration, and vision. It is time once again for another great American Story!

Award-winning “America’s Darling:  The Story of Jay N. ‘Ding’ Darling”  continues to be screened around the country.   Screenings and Events. DOI Pop! Exhibit includes Darling artifacts.

Our traveling exhibit, The Hidden Works of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, features treasures from both “America’s Darling” and “Darling is Back!” paths of discovery.  See schedule for upcoming exhibit locations.

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.