In anticipation of the July 17th meeting, of the Iowa DNR Environmental Protection Commission (EPC), the Clayton County Conservation Awareness Board delivered a communication to the EPC, regarding the agenda item labeled “Referral to the Attorney General, Walz LLC.” Walz Energy CCCAN supports referral of Walz Energy case to Iowa Attorney General Dear EPC […]
McGregor Hiking Trail Public Work Days June 21st & 28th 2:30 – 5:00 McGregor, IA The public is invited to participate in building a new hiking trail through the forest between Center Street and Cemetery Road in the city of McGregor. Work days will take place on two consecutive Thursdays, June 21st & 28th. The […]
The late June public Think Tank meetings are an excellent opportunity to voice your thoughts regarding the future of Clayton County. Join Clayton County CAN at these meetings!
According to The Gazette online article, “DNR: Violations by northeast Iowa feedlot should go to the Attorney General,” subsequent discharge violations at the Walz Energy feedlot have made a proposed settlement with Walz Energy and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) null and void. As a result, of continued illegal discharge observed,on May 4th, […]
We had such a great time this year at the 4th annual Music and Monarch Festival. The good times began on Friday night 5/11, at the Volga City Opera House. Clayton County CAN supporters poured in to the venue to enjoy the soulful and hopping sounds of Randal Sandersfeld, Flash in a Pan and […]
Marquette Farmers Markets at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre will begin on Friday, May 25th and will be held every Friday Night from 4-7 p.m. through mid-October. The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre is located at 509 U.S. 18, in Marquette, Iowa. This outdoor Farmers Market is complete with baked goods, fresh produce, honey, jams and […]
Thank you to our awesome 2018 Music and Monarch Sponsors! It is never too late to support the efforts of Clayton County CAN!
On behalf of Blank Park Zoo the Green Iowa Americorp Team to present on the Music & Monarch’s Conservation Stage: Saturday May 12th 1:15-1:45 Plant.Grow.Fly. The Blank Park Zoo announces a new conservation initiative to help protect our native pollinators! They believe no effort is too small and each and every one of us can […]
Join the Crowd of Clayton County CAN’s Music and Monarchs Sponsors! Your support of Music and Monarchs helps fund the festival and importantly funds local conservation activities including the Osborne Pond Renovation Project, the McGregor Nature Trail and the Turkey River bank stabilization work in Elkader. Check out our mega list of […]
Community leaders and decision makers are invited to attend Clayton County Energy District’s Solar Energy For Non-taxable Entities…Let’s Get Started Workshop & Vendor Fair Friday May 4th | Keystone AEA, 1400 N. 2nd St, Elkader Paying less for energy = more for your mission = better for the community = better for the world The workshop […]
It might not look like spring out the window, but milkweed and other pollinator plant seeds were planted today! The plants will be given away at the 4th Annual Music & Monarchs Festival, Saturday May 12 in Elkader. If you know of some extra greenhouse space…let us know!
Music and Monarchs Friday Night Fundraiser for The Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network and The Volga City Opera House. This years fundraiser features live music by Them Coulee Boys with special guests Flash in a Pan and Randal Sandersfeld. Fri, May 11, 2018 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM CDT Volga City Opera House 701 Washington St. Volga, […]
We’ve been fighting the good fight and our cause is still very much alive! As our Governor and State Senators and Representatives consider tax reform, this is the time to remind them of their responsibility to FUND THE TRUST and to encourage them to act. BE PART OF OUR DAYS OF ACTION MARCH 19-MARCH 27 […]
Sound the Alarm to Senators! Stop Iowa Senate File No. 2311 With the possibility of a vote early NEXT WEEK, a few Iowa Senators have introduced legislation to curtail all energy efficiency requirements, including tree plantings!! Iowa has required utilities carry out energy efficiency programs. With Iowa losing trees to emerald ash borer, maintaining tree canopy in towns […]
Fill the Rotunda with Umbrellas to Represent Tree Canopy! Iowa Trees and Forests Day Wednesday, March 7 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Iowa State Capitol Building Des Moines, Iowa Here’s your chance to talk to legislators face-to-face! Join us for these important conversations AND for a special simulation of a tree canopy using umbrellas. At 11:30, […]
Please take a few minutes to complete the Clayton County Comprehensive Plan Survey. Your input will help the countywide comprehensive plan steering committee understand what residents want the future of Clayton County to look like, and will help the county identify goals and strategies to guide planning and development in the coming years. Complete the […]