Attend the next Clean Energy Breakfast featuring Heather Zichal

MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE DECEMBER CLAYTON COUNTY CLEAN ENERGY BREAKFAST Featured Speaker: Heather Zichal Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change during the Barack Obama administration Topic: Read more  & Let them know you are coming     When: Friday, December 8th, 8:00 a.m. Where: Johnson’s Restaurant, Elkader, IA  Cost: FREE to attend Share This:

DNR Stormwater Permit Hearing Summary

Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network (CCCAN) presented a statement  which was critical of the Iowa Department of Natural Resource’s (IDNR) handling of the Walz Energy permitting process at a public hearing in Elkader on Nov. 29. Well over 100 people, some standing room only and spilling out into the hallway, were in attendance and dozens […]

The Annual Meeting was a real success

Thursday, November 16th Clayton County CAN held our 2017 annual meeting.  We are so grateful to our partner organizations who hosted learning booths. More than 45 people attended the annual meeting. Representatives from Clayton County Farm Bureau, Iowa Corn Growers, local small farmers, Pheasants Forever and many other general members of the Clayton County Conservation […]

McGregor Trails Meeting Announcement

More than a dozen representatives from the City of McGregor, Clayton County Conservation, Clayton County Development, Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network (CCCAN) and others met to discuss the proposed expansion of the McGregor Trail system.  It appears that most if not all of the land needed to do this is available. Grant opportunities, such as […]

All Are Welcome!!

The Annual Clayton County CAN meeting set for this Thursday evening, 11/16/17 at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone AEA is a general information meeting so no need to be a ‘member’ but we’d love to have you on our distribution list. We will give a FREE Clayton County CAN koozie to first 50 registrants at the […]

Partner Exhibits at the Annual Meeting

Be sure to visit our partner organization exhibit tables during our annual meeting set for this Thursday evening, 11/16/17 at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone AEA. The Clayton County Energy District will host a partner exhibit table at the annual meeting. Exhibit visitors can learn about Farm Energy Planning, have an opportunity to sign up for […]

McGregor Trails Meeting Announcement

The City of McGregor is beginning to plan for the development of a series of trails which, we hope, will eventually connect McGregor to Marquette and to the trail system at Pikes Peak State Park.  To start this process, we are holding a  kick-off meeting at McGregor City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 13th. In addition […]

Iowa Soil Expert to Address Iowa Water & Soil issues at Clayton County CAN Annual Meeting

Clayton County Annual Meeting Thursday, November 16th 6:30 p.m. Keystone AEA, Elkader, IA Dr. Francis Thicke will address Iowa’s soil health and water quality issues at the Clayton County CAN annual meeting. Thicke proclaims, “Iowa’s water quality problems are the result of the prevalence of cropping systems that lack resilience and are inherently leaky of […]

Clayton County Democrats Accepted Clayton County CAN’s #FundTheTrust Challenge

We issued issued a #FundTheTrust Challenge to our fellow Clayton County organizations, event holders and Clayton County groups and businesses. Last night, the Clayton County Democrats accepted the challenge…BIG TIME. They accept the imperative to fund the Iowa Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. They collected banner signatures in support of funding the trust, […]

Citizens for Healthy Iowa conduct IWILL Survey…Vote Now

Citizens for a Healthy Iowa is  paying close attention to Iowa’s 2018 gubernatorial candidates and their position on funding the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. In 2010, 63% of Iowans voted for a constitutional amendment to create the Trust Fund. The constitution now states that three-eighths of one-cent of the revenue from the […]

NEIA REAP Assembly set for Thursday, October 19th

Clayton County CAN encourages area residents to attend the Thursday, October 19th,  from 6:30pm–8:00pm, Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) Assembly at the Iowa Dairy Center in Calmar (Hwy 150). Assemblies are held across the state of Iowa throughout the Month of October to gather feedback from Iowan’s on the state of their resources. […]

Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network’s Annual Meeting

Clayton County CAN Annual Meeting Thursday, November 16, 2017 Location: Keystone Area Education Association 1400 Second Street NW, in Elkader         6:30 pm Registration Ballot Distribution,Door Prize entry, Partner Organization Displays, Refreshments 7:15 pm Call to Order – Clayton County CAN Board Chairman, Daryl Bruxvoort Introduction of Clayton County CAN board Review 2017 Clayton […]

Iowa DNR to host chronic wasting disease meetings Oct. 11 in Harpers Ferry and Waukon and Oct. 17 in Elkader

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has scheduled three meetings in northeast Iowa to discuss the results from the special scientific deer collection effort conducted during late January and February around Harpers Ferry and in the northern portion of Allamakee County. The collection effort was an important part of the Iowa DNR’s chronic wasting disease […]

Public Meeting Reminder for the 10,000 head cattle & methane digester operation planned for Bloody Run(post contains video)

DNR Public Meeting to discuss Walz Energy project for a 20,000 head/year cattle operation & methane digester planned for Bloody Run Wed, October 11, 4pm – 6pm Where Elkader City Hall, 207 N. Main St., Elkader, OCIO – Public Meetings map   Description The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to […]