Upcoming Events

Iowa Environmental Council's Pro H2O event

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

Are you thirsty for change?

Join the Iowa Environmental Council at their fourth annual Pro H20 event, an evening with like-minded friends to celebrate and support a shared vision for clean water, healthy land and continuing advocacy for Iowa's environment. This year's event will be at the Science Center of Iowa, beginning at 6:30 pm. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. Listen to live music by Shawn Munday.

Grassroots Grazing short course

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

Livestock producers with an interest in strengthening or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending Grassroots Grazing workshops in northeast Iowa this summer and fall. The series is offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and regional Natural Resources Conservation Service offices, and consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.

Tallgrass Prairie Center field day

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Tuesday June 20, 9:00-11:00am – Luze Farm Corp, Dysart

Coffee and pastries provided at beginning of event. This field event will look at 10 in-field native prairie strips planted on the contour in 2015. The field day site is the Luze Farm Corp, 5718 12 Avenue, Dysart, Benton County. Luze Farm is approximately 3 miles northeast of Dysart.

Tallgrass Prairie Center field day

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Thursday June 229:00am-12:00pm – ISU Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua

This field event will look at research plots planted in 2015 that compare three commonly used native seed mixes in Iowa and the effects of first year establishment mowing on the planting.

Tallgrass Prairie Center field day

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Wednesday Sept. 20, 9:00am–12:00pm, Renewable Farm, Cedar Falls

 A spring 2017 in-field native prairie strip will be highlighted as well the Dry Run Creek Watershed Improvement Project.

 A complimentary lunch will be served around 11 am. Registration is not required, but is preferred for meal planning purposes. For questions or to register please contact Ashley Kittle at ashley.kittle@uni.edu or 319-273-3828.

Tallgrass Prairie Center field day

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 9:00am

Thursday Sept. 21, 4:30-6:30pm – J.H. Roadman Memorial Park, Dike

This field day is in partnership with the STRIPS team at Iowa State University and will highlight the planting of in-field prairie strips and a saturated buffer.