Special Webinar: A Systems Approach to Soil and Water Conservation

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

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Snapshot In-Depth Volunteer Training December 12

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

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Gardening for Birds Class

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

USDA Invites Input on Conservation Stewardship Program Rule

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

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Sinkholes, Mapping, & More!

Join the Iowa Geological Survey at the Bettendorf Public Library for “Sinkholes, Mapping, & More.” Meet IGS geologists and hydrogeologists to learn more about the geology and groundwater services they have been providing to the citizens of Iowa for more than 125 years. Click below to RSVP to this free program! Friday, Nov. 22 at

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