Hello all, My name is Tianna Griffin and I am excited to announce that I am Iowa Water Center’s new Special Projects Assistant! I am pursuing an undergraduate degree in agronomy with an emphasis in agroecology and minoring in horticulture with an emphasis in fruit and vegetable production. I am from Davenport, Iowa, and I… Read More Meet our new Special Projects Assistant
Success in water-related work, whether it is out in the farm field, a backyard, or in city infrastructure, cannot be achieved alone. It is done by a community and for a community. With that in mind, the Iowa Water Conference Planning Committee is happy to announce the theme for the 2018 Iowa Water Conference: “Our Watershed,… Read More 2018 Iowa Water Conference – Call for Abstracts!
Cultivating a Community of Practice for Watershed Management Submitted by Melissa Miller, Associate Director of the Iowa Water Center The word is starting to get out on one of our latest Iowa Water Center initiatives: Watershed Management Authorities of Iowa (WMAs of Iowa). This is a statewide organization to unite the ever-growing numbers of Watershed… Read More Watershed Management Authorities of Iowa
In honor of publishing the 2017 Spirit of the Water Essay Contest, the Iowa Water Center staff have decided to join in and answer the chosen essay prompt for the contest. This year, the prompt was: Think of a body of water that you are familiar with and the different kinds of benefits that it provides… Read More Cedar River (essay)
The discussion of water research and policy at the Iowa Water Conference was far from dry. As a student who is very interested in the happenings of Iowa’s waterways, I found many aspects of the conference very informative.
Submitted by Solomon Worlds, Iowa Water Center Science Communication Intern Note: This post, and the referenced Riessen article, was written prior to the release of the Executive Order issues on WOTUS. The EO can be found here. Hello Readership, Recently, there has been a great deal of commotion around a recurring Supreme Court case that… Read More Breaking down the Waters of the US
This month, the “2017 Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference” (ISARC) was held in downtown Des Moines. This is an annual conference focused on sharing information from the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) research teams. These teams include Analytics, Environmental Programs and Services, and the On-Farm Network.