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Iowa Director of Natural Resources

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The Iowa Director of Natural Resources is a state executive position in the Iowa state government. The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for conserving and enhancing Iowa’s natural resources.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Chuck Gipp.[2]


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The mission statement of the department is as follows: "To conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life for Iowans and ensure a legacy for future generations."[3]


See also: Compensation of state executive officers


In 2012, the director of natural resources was paid an estimated $128,890. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Contact information

Central Office:
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034

Phone: (515)281-5918
TTY - Use Relay Iowa: (800) 735-2942
For assistance in Spanish: (515) 281-4308
Emergency Response: (515) 281-8694 (24 Hour number only for environmental spills)
TIP (Turn In Poachers): (800) 532-2020 (Only for reporting crimes )

See also

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