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 […]
For the 7th year in a row, on Monday, February 10th, Iowan’s poured into the State Capitol to, once again, express their desire for the state legislature to fund the Iowa Natural Resource and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, by raising the state’s sale tax. Whenever the sales tax is raised the Iowa State Constitution requires […]
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 come, and you can help! Here are the details: What: Fund the […]
Clayton County CAN and some 40 individuals and groups have asked the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to more closely monitor the potential impacts of the Walz Energy commercial feedlot and biogas manufacturing operation being developed in the watershed of Bloody Run Creek, east of Monona. The location of the project is in an […]
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 […]
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 […]
Guttenberg’s Eagle Watch & Cabin Fever Day Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Marina Visitor Center
This is a reprinted guest editorial by State Senator Rob Hogg. It ran 01/07/18 in the Cedar Rapids Gazette These are not normal times, with real concerns about interference in our elections by a hostile foreign power, powerful voices seeking to legitimize sexist, racist and other discriminatory actions at a level not seen in decades, […]
Family Astronomy Night event at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre on Friday, February 16th from 6:00-8:30pm.
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 […]
Short notice for this event but learn about the concept of colonization of rural towns by large scale industrial agriculture!
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a special scientific collection effort Jan. 20-28, in targeted areas of Allamakee and Clayton counties near where chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been confirmed in wild Iowa deer. The effort will be discussed during two public meetings on Jan. 18 – one at 2 p.m. at the Harpers Ferry Community Center and […]
Iowa DNR has recently announced it is launching a new “Triennial Review” for 2018-2020. As required by the Clean Water Act, Iowa must conduct a review of our state water quality standards every three years. The purpose of the Triennial Review is to give members of the public the opportunity to tell DNR what they […]
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