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09.03.20 - Lenexa, Kan.   Today, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration and recognition of Environmental Emergency Preparedness Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3,997,876 in funding to five institutions to conduct research to build resilience in communities and among groups, including children and older adults, that are more vulnerable to the potential environmental impacts of natural disasters.

08.18.20 - The Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership (MGLP) is announcing its annual request for fish habitat conservation project proposals.

08.14.20 - Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Water Center Annual Competitive Grants Competition is open for faculty and graduate students at accredited institutions in the State of Iowa. This year, the Iowa Water Center is offering two funding opportunities: Graduate Student Supplemental Research Competition and a Targeted Seed Grant Research Competition.

07.20.20 - AMES, Iowa – The Iowa Water Center invites students from around the state to participate in the 2020-2021 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.

07.20.20 - Ames, Iowa: The Iowa Water Center invites faculty, research staff, and graduate students from all colleges and universities located in Iowa to join the Water Scholars Program. Through this program, we seek to bring together interdisciplinary scientists for professional development, networking, and to expand the boundaries of water resources research for the benefit of science and the public.

07.14.20 - LENEXA, Kansas – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 2020 notice of funding availability under its Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program, including funding for the new State infrastructure financing authority WIFIA (SWIFIA) program.

07.14.20 - AMES, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) has announced the winners of its inaugural Beauty of Conservation Photo Contest. A panel of judges selected the top four prizewinning images in adult and youth categories, and a People’s Choice winner was selected through online social media voting in each category.

07.01.20 - The 55th Annual GSA North-Central Section Meeting and the 55th Annual South-Central Section Meeting will be hosted as a joint meeting on 18–20 April 2021. The Organizing Committee is still accepting proposals from all areas until July 10, 2020 for Theme Sessions, Field Trips, and Short Courses.

06.24.20 - With the uncertainty of the past several months, we understand that some prospective presenters were not able to submit an abstract for the 2020 conference but may now be interested in participating in a virtual meeting presentation format. We are reopening abstract and special session submissions until July 31.

06.24.20 -  ANKENY, Iowa – The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 SWCS awards. Awards are presented annually to individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions in advocating and advancing the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources.

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