Local Groups

All 5 States

2024 | FFP Workshop – Galena, IL

These unique workshops support farmer leadership and collaborative action, so farms and fish thrive together. They connect farming neighbors, landowners, and local collaborators to learn, share and define next steps forward.

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Learn about FFP funding available for FY25

Meet a watershed coordinator, farmer, two college professors and Rice SWCD staff who are breaking down barriers and working together to keep nutrients and sediment out of Rice Creek.

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Midwest Healthy Ag

Midwest Healthy Ag is a farmer-initiated research project of Regeneration Midwest, a group of Midwest agricultural advocates dedicated to listening to farmers and farming communities about agriculture, the environment, climate, community and health.

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Ask & Learn About Our 2023 Funding

Walk through our 2023 funding priorities and the proposal process with Fishers & Farmers co-coordinators Heidi Keuler and Amy Smith. Learn how to design a viable proposal and the best possible project for your watershed. Proposals are due February 1, 2023.

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Fishers & Farmers: Connecting landowners for grassroots action

Heidi Keuler, Fishers & Farmers’ coordinator, and Clark Porter, Middle Cedar Watershed farmer/Iowa Department of Agriculture environmental specialist, discuss outreach with an Upper Mississippi River Region League of Women Voters host.

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Video | Watershed Leaders Network

Fishers & Farmers’ interactive, no-lecture, professionally-facilitated workshops bring farmers, landowners and collaborators together to ask questions, hear new perspectives, reflect, and identify their own next wise steps.

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Hannibal, Missouri | August 6-7, 2018

For two days in Hannibal, Missouri, 45 participants explored the question: What’s needed now to engage more farmers and landowners in actively caring about streams and water quality? Participants shared their own diverse experiences and knowledge in a series of conversations, then supported each other in identifying next wise steps for work at home.

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2013 | Engaging Landowners Workshops

Missouri Department of Conservation is leading landowner engagement workshops for federal/state/county/NGO staff in a five-state area.

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Fishers & Farmers Partnership's Watershed Leadership Network workshops

Growing grassroots change: Farmer-led conservation is getting a little help from its friends

“A watershed group was worth a try,” said farmer Brian McCulloh, “so I attended meetings with an open mind. It helps when neighbors struggle with the same challenges, to do better.”

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