Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The DNR fish hatchery for NW Iowa is located in Orleans at 122 252nd Avenue – telephone 712/ 336-1840. Also located at the fish hatchery are the NW Iowa Law Enforcement, Parks, and Wildlife Bureaus. Information on DNR dock permits can be obtained at Orleans. Iowa Boat registrations are made and boat titles issued at the County Recorder’s office. The DNR Environmental Protection Division for air and land is located at 1900 North Grand in Spencer. Telephone 712/ 262-4177. More information about the DNR can be obtained from their website