Milkweed Planted – Greenhouse space Wanted!

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! Share This:

Sound the Alarm to Senators! Stop Iowa Senate File No. 2311

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!

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, […]

Clayton County Residents Help Plan Your Future!

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 […]

Support for Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund Soars

Statewide Poll: Seven-in-ten Iowans favor 3/8 cent sales tax as solution Des Moines, Iowa — As Iowa’s elected leaders make water quality measures and tax reform top priorities in 2018, a coalition of conservation, outdoor recreation, and agriculture leaders today released results of a statewide scientific poll showing a record number of likely Iowa voters […]

Mark your Calendar: Fund the Trust Day

Join us at the Capitol. It’s time to fund the Trust! On Monday, February 12, we’re headed to the Capitol to let our legislators know that after years of waiting, it’s time to fund the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. We are on the verge of better water quality and natural resources protection for generations to […]

Presentation: This is Your Land – Clayton County Conservation

Tuesday, January 23rd 5:30 p.m. Osborne Nature Center “Maybe you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, but like every American, you carry the deed to 635 million acres of public lands.” -John Garamendi Public Lands are a defining feature of American life. Millions of citizens each year visit the most extraordinary treasures […]