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08.21.19 - AMES, IOWA – The Iowa Water Center (IWC) invites students from around the state to participate in the 2020 IWC "Spirit of the Water" Essay Contest. Through this essay contest, we seek to challenge Iowa high school students to take a deep understanding of a snapshot of nature and explore how a single moment in time can inform our understanding of water resources.

AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 21 at 12:00 p.m. about how Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) has evolved over the past 15 years and what new goals and challenges the future holds.

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Linn County, will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Marion Airport.

For the 17th year, the Iowa Conservation Team is hosting tents July 21-26 along the RAGBRAI route. Since 2002, the team has provided 50,000 pounds of free bananas to thousands of RAGBRAI riders, who have sent about 75,000 free conservation postcards to their friends and loved ones across the country and around the world.

The University of Iowa is pleased to announce the opening of the abstract submission period (July 15–September 15, 2019).

07.16.2019 - AMES, IOWA – The Iowa Water Center invites faculty from the arts and sciences at Iowa State University (ISU) to join the Water Scholars Faculty Learning Community that will be held in the 2019-2020 academic year. Faculty will be assigned to small, subject-diverse groups that will meet once a month for professional development and group-work exercises to explore one another’s disciplines.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, July 17 at 12:00 p.m. about the progress towards Iowa’s water quality goals.

06.28.19 - Ames, Iowa - There are more than 1,600 of them in 40 states.  In Iowa, at least 100 communities operate one.  The earliest of them were formed in the 1990s and early 2000s as Iowa cities faced new federal and state requirements.  Others are just now getting started as a funding source to solve ongoing problems.

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