Field Guide Showcases the Mammals of Iowa

April 20, 2018 3:19 PM

The 57 species of wild mammals routinely found in Iowa is the focus of a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication titled “Mammals of Iowa” (WL 0006). The guide, which was written and developed with experts from Iowa State and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, shares a wealth of information about each of the mammals found in Iowa, including their habits and habitats in the state as well as the status of their populations.

Download the new guide here.


Adam Janke Associate Professor

Adam Janke is the statewide Wildlife Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Adam is a trained wildlife biologist, having received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in wildlife conservation and ecology from three land-grant schools in the Midwest.  He is also certified ...