Mitchell County Conservation Board

This group oversees the health and general welfare of county museums, parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds, recreation centers, county forest, wildlife and other conservation areas to promote and preserve the health and general welfare of people.

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2022 | Boone River Watershed

Farmers, Boone River Watershed Partnership, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Rivers Revival, Iowa Soybean Association and Wright SWCD are restoring oxbows to create Topeka shiner spawning habitat in Boone River watershed.

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Boone River Watershed Project

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Farmers, Iowa DNR, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association and county SWCDs are restoring stream oxbows to reduce nutrient runoff and create habitat for the endangered Topeka shiner minnow.

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2011 | Boone River Watershed

Farmers, Iowa DNR, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association and county SWCDs are restoring stream oxbows to reduce nutrient runoff and create habitat for the endangered Topeka shiner minnow.

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2013 | Boone River Watershed

Farmers, Iowa DNR, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association and county SWCDs are restoring stream oxbows to reduce nutrient runoff and create habitat for the endangered Topeka shiner minnow.

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2014 | Rock Creek Watershed

Iowa DNR and NRCS are working with a farmer to remove a low-head dam inhibiting fish movement, opening approximately five miles of stream habitat to fish.

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2015 | Boone River Watershed

Farmers, Iowa DNR, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association and county SWCDs are restoring stream oxbows to reduce nutrient runoff and create habitat for the endangered Topeka shiner minnow.

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2016 | Boone River Watershed

Boone River Watershed Partnership farmers, TNC, Kossuth and Wright County SWCDs, Iowa Soybean Association and Iowa DNR are restoring stream oxbow habitat for the endangered Topeka shiner minnow.

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2017 | Rock Creek Watershed

Project partners are removing/modifying low head dams that inhibit fish movement, enhancing fish habitat and building stream crossings for farmland access to protect 32 fish species near Osage, IA.

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