Conservation Efforts

Sparks in November, Nature Matters & Cedar River

—November Gratitude       —Sparks in November!   Two spectacular harmonizing events occurred at the Izaak Walton in Des Moines on November 16, 2022. A Recap of SOUL. SOIL. SPARK. AFTERNOON CONFERENCE & EVENING BANQUET  The complementary events...

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Soul. Soil. Spark. & Students. Prairies. Streams.

—October sunlight with students on the prairie       —Save the Date...a UMRI benefit dinner!   Please JOIN US! Wednesday, November 16, 2022 for two harmonizing events: SOUL. SOIL. SPARK. AFTERNOON CONFERENCE & EVENING BANQUET  We (a dedicated...

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“Match” survey, Cedar River re-do, Fish and Sheep

  “Match” farmer survey ready!   The goals of the “Match Made in Heaven” project are straightforward if ambitious. Simply put but hard to grasp, the 6-state working group (UMRI is a member) wants to forge more marriages between crop and livestock producers...

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Stream teams at work (and play) and Match making a survey

But first!   Top of page for deadlines, with details below. Read on for how to act on your priorities: Fall water sampling at eight Driftless sites in southeast Minnesota ongoing now. No experience required; enthusiasm mandatory! A few sites left…   Stream...

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