06.07.2018 - Des Moines - The coldest Iowa April on record was followed by the third warmest May, according to the latest Water Summary Update.

05.24.2018 - Des Moines, IA - The 2017 Iowa Annual Report on Water Fluoridation is now available as a full report and as a one-page summary.  This report is designed to assist local public health professionals, dental and medical staff, and the public to make informed decisions about their oral health.

05.23.2018 - Washington DC - The Nonpoint Source Workgroup of the Hypoxia Task Force has produced a summary of nutrient reduction measures among member states, and critical metrics for tracking and informing progress toward reducing nutrient loadings to the Gulf of Mexico.

05.16.2018 -- Ten Iowa lakes will receive funding through the Publicly Owned Lake Program. 

05.15.2018 - Leopold Center will accept applications for the annual award through June 16.

04.30.2018 - Des Moines - Iowans working together in their communities and backyards to improve soil and water quality, many with the help of DNR assistance and funding, are marking Soil and Water Conservation week April 29-May 5 to celebrate their achievements and inspire others to begin work on their own land.

04.30.2018 - Des Moines, IA - Polk County, on behalf of the Beaver Creek Watershed Management Authority is requesting a technical proposal from consulting and planning firms concerning their qualifications, experience, and availability to complete and develop a Watershed Management Plan for the Beaver Creek Watershed.   

04.26.2018 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa Department of Natural Resources Director Chuck Gipp announced his retirement Thursday. His last day at the department will be Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

04.05.2018 - West Des Moines, IA - On Wednesday, April 4, six awards were presented to individuals and groups for their work involving and improving urban forestry.

04.03.2018 - Des Moines, IA -NRCS is announcing the availability of CIG to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications will be accepted from eligible entities for projects carried out in the state of Iowa. A total of up to $500,000 is available for CIG in FY 2018. All non-Federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of Federal agencies. Projects may be between one and three years in duration. The maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2018 is $75,000.

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