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DES MOINES — In the last year, Iowa averaged 42.58 inches of precipitation, 7.31 inches above the statewide 30-year climatological normal, according to the latest Water Summary Update. Read more here.
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There is still a week and a half of the USDA’s “No-Till November”! Click here to learn 6 tips for switching to no-till.
Iowa Learning Farms will host a special webinar tonight at 7:00 p.m. about using the systems approach to soil and water conservation with Dr. Benjamin Turner from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. This lecture will highlight research, grounded in systems thinking, aimed at better understanding the dynamics underpinning contemporary soil and water conservation challenges. This approach synthesizes knowledge
DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on the newly released draft impaired waters list. Data released by the Iowa DNR today shows 27 impairments are recommended to be removed from the 2018 impaired list, once approved by the EPA. Continue reading here.
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Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting an in-depth Snapshot training on Thursday, December 12 from 5:00-7:00PM at the Davenport Public Works building (1200 E 46th St., Davenport, IA). The Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring events have been taking place since 2003. Three times a year, groups of volunteers will test around 50 sites
Want to attract more birds to your yard? Plant native species! Attend the Gardening for Birds workshop to learn more (registration link below). Gardening for Birds
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2019 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim final rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program. CSP, the nation’s largest conservation program in terms of participating land, is designed to help farmers have more robust conservation activities. The rule – now available on the Federal Register