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Iowa Department of Natural Resources Signs Five Year Contract Extension with Brandt for Go Outdoors Iowa System

March 30, 2023 – Brandt Information Services (Brandt) is pleased to announce the signing of a five-year contract extension with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for the operation and enhancement of the online licensing and registration system, Go Outdoors Iowa. The statewide system serves as a comprehensive platform for selling and providing access to a range of outdoor recreational and commercial privileges, such as hunting licenses, fishing licenses, safety education certificates, and Iowa Outdoors magazine subscriptions.

Under the extended contract, Brandt will continue to manage and support the Go Outdoors Iowa system, ensuring its seamless operation and consistent availability to the public. The partnership between the DNR and Brandt has proven highly successful, streamlining the licensing and registration process while providing essential services to Iowa’s outdoor enthusiasts and commercial enterprises.

Go Outdoors Iowa has made it easier than ever for residents and visitors to engage in recreational activities across the state. With a user-friendly interface and secure payment processing, the online system allows individuals to conveniently purchase or renew licenses, register for safety courses, and access other outdoor resources. DNR is benefitting from precedented license, registration, and product sales through Go Outdoors Iowa, reporting a 13.9% increase in system transactions and a 13.7% increase in total items sold in the past year alone.

“We are honored to continue our partnership with the Iowa DNR and support their mission of promoting and preserving Iowa’s natural resources. The Go Outdoors Iowa system has empowered countless individuals to engage in outdoor activities responsibly. We remain committed to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service to Iowa DNR and its constituents.”

Alan Wise, Chief Success Officer at Brandt

With the extension of the Brandt contract, the DNR looks forward to further modernizing the Go Outdoors Iowa system and incorporating additional features to better serve the needs of its users. This partnership reaffirms the commitment of both organizations to harnessing technology for the benefit of Iowa’s residents, while simultaneously supporting conservation efforts and the sustainable management of the state’s natural resources.

For more information about the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Go Outdoors Iowa system, please visit

About the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is responsible for the management and preservation of Iowa’s natural resources, including wildlife, parks, forests, and water resources. Through education, regulation, and collaborative initiatives, the DNR aims to conserve and enhance the state’s environment, ensuring its sustainability for future generations.

About Brandt Information Services
Brandt Information Services is a leading provider of innovative software solutions for government agencies and private organizations. With a focus on improving operational efficiency and user experience, Brandt offers a wide range of services, including licensing and registration systems, payment processing, and data management solutions. With a strong commitment to client success, Brandt continues to deliver cutting-edge technology to simplify complex processes and empower organizations to achieve their goals.