Iowa Learning Farms Webinar: Science-Based Restoration and Management of Functional Floodplain
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 25 at noon CST will feature Maria Lemke, director of conservation science, The Nature Conservancy, Illinois. Lemke is a freshwater
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Cover Crop Workshop Series to be held in February
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host cover crop workshops on February 1, 14, 21 and 22 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. each
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Iowa Water Center: 2023 Request for Proposals
The Iowa Water Center (IWC), the Water Resources Research Institute for the State of Iowa as authorized by the Water Resources Research Act of 1964, seeks proposals for the annual
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Lake Conservation Grant 2024 Request for Proposals
We request project proposals for funding from the Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership (MGLP) 2024 Lake Conservation Grant. The MGLP is one of twenty partnerships that span the nation under the
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The Iowa Watershed Approach Legacy
By Larry Weber, IWA Project Lead  It is hard to believe we have reached the end of the Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA).  Many positive impacts to people and our landscape
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Call for Presentations: 78th SWCS International Annual Conference
The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) is seeking oral presentations, posters, symposia, professional development sessions, and workshops for the 78th SWCS International Annual Conference, taking place in Des Moines,
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Biden-Harris Administration, Trout Unlimited Invest up to $40 Million to Restore Watersheds on National Forests
With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, longtime partners will boost climate resilience for trout, salmon and steelhead WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2022 — The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing today that the
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Sioux City drinking water exceeds health advisory levels for ‘forever chemicals’
Dangerous chemicals, known as PFAS, have been detected in one of Sioux City’s drinking water sources, with contamination levels that now warrant a health advisory. In January, the Iowa Department
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Conservation Outcomes Webinar Recording: Addressing Water Quality Outcomes through Nutrient and Water Management
Recently, Dr. Kevin King of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service presented on the science that supports water quality outcomes that can be achieved through SMART nutrient and water management strategies. This includes
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Field of Dreams Pre-Conference Tour Recap
The 2022 Iowa Water Conference started off with a homerun at the Pre-Conference tour in Dyersville, Iowa. On the night of Tuesday, September 27, the 100 attendees visited the Field
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Tending Iowa’s Land: Pathways to a Sustainable Future
Coming in December 2022, Tending Iowa’s Land is a book on nature in the Midwest. In the last 200 years, Iowa’s prairies and other wildlands have been transformed into vast
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Iowa Water Conference Recap by Oluwatuyi Olowoyeye
I am Oluwatuyi, a Ph.D. student in the Land and Water Resources Engineering research area at Iowa State University. Water has always been dear to my heart because of my
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