Conservation Efforts

Why Water Quality Matters & another Watershed Heroine

For many years we have gathered near our favorite stream or lake during the summer months to recreate and fish.  And in recent times we have had more concerns with water quality through out the state of Iowa. Luckily there are people monitoring these bodies of water...

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Climate, Conservation, and Clean Water Matters

UMRI will be hosting a water monitoring training “The Cedar River Bacteria Source Study Directive for Iowa Volunteers” in Cedar Falls next month.  Stay tuned for updates in our August issue. Conservation Matters—  With all the voluntary efforts of Iowa’s Nutrient...

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Capturing Summer, Photography & Water

Inspiring Citizens Science through Nature Photography and Water Monitoring Summer is here... After the long year of Covid restrictions, many individuals appreciate the opportunity to recreate outdoors. Waterloo residents are taking advantage of the new fishing pier...

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Water at the market, sampling the Cedar, the power of DNA

Water at the Winona Farmers Market Shoppers get an eyeful They may have come for cider doughnuts and melons but shoppers also took in squirming scuds and Mayflies during a hands-on water education event at the Winona Farmers Market. Members of the Will Dilg chapter of...

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Water bugs at the farmers market

Winona Farmers Market events Water in Winona Saturday, July 31 Mayflies, scuds, and worms will be part of a squirming learning station on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Winona Farmers Market (WFM) starting at 7:30 a.m. Members of the Will Dilg chapter of the Izaak...

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Water in the works

Stream teams, Winona farmers market partnership, Cedar River movement, and drainage difficulties SOS season in the Driftless If a picture tells a thousand words…here are a few from hours of stream monitoring that marked the past couple months in and around the...

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