Dry Run Creek Watershed Improvement Project

The Dry Run Creek Watershed Improvement Project addresses two state-designated water quality impairments—stream biology and bacteria—by engaging landowners in urban and rural areas to adopt beneficial conservation practices and sustainable land-use management.

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Corn, cows…and trout

Silver Creek Watershed coordinator Neil Shaffer is achieving his four goals—reduce soil loss, improve water quality, enhance wildlife habitat, and increase net farm income—because of a cascade of cooperation.

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Silver Creek Water Quality Project

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Silver Creek Watershed is a 22,410 acre sub-watershed of the Upper Iowa River in northeast Howard County and northwest Winneshiek County. This project began in 2012 and since has invested…

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Friends of the Fox River

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Friends of the Fox River is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the natural resources of the Fox River watershed by connecting people with nature through education, research,…

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Dubuque County Watersheds

Dubuque County Watersheds event at farm

Dubuque County Watersheds is a collaboration between Dubuque County, the City of Dubuque, and the Dubuque Soil and Water Conservation District. We are working to increase conservation measures and profitability…

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One Missouri farmer steps up to connect neighbors, agencies, and policy makers

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Brent Hoerr, president of Marion County Drainage District for 40 years, experienced a Mississippi River flood first when his family lost their home in 1973. “Floods overload agriculture, transportation and the environment, and we can minimize impact through collaboration.”

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2014 | Peno Creek Watershed

Missouri Department of Conservation, NRCS and others are providing technical and cost share assistance to Peno Creek Cooperative Partnership for watering systems, riparian corridor tree plantings, stream fencing and stream crossings.

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