Archive for the ‘Living with Floods’ Category

iExploreSTEM Festival

Stop by our booth at Davenport’s Youth Fest – watch how floods occur and learn how we can reduce the impact of flooding in our communities. To learn more about the festival, visit: http://iexplorestem.org/daveport. The iExploreSTEM Festival at Youth Fest is part of Living with Floods, a statewide project to commemorate recent flood events and celebrate progress… Continue Reading »

Five Years Out: Ongoing Impacts and Challenges of the 2008 Floods

June 2013 will be the fifth anniversary of the epic Eastern Iowa floods of 2008, which caused greater damage to the Iowa and Cedar River watersheds than any other natural disaster in recorded history. The fifth-year anniversary of the floods is an excellent opportunity to discuss what has changed as a result of the floods,… Continue Reading »

Five Years Out: Trouble the Water

In conjunction with the fifth anniversary of Eastern Iowa’s historic flooding, Legion Arts presents Trouble the Water, a groundbreaking exhibit in which a dozen contemporary artists explore issues related to water: droughts and floods, climate events and climate change, as well as the economics, distribution, uses and scarcity of this incomparable commodity. Featured artists hail from… Continue Reading »

Southeast Family STEM Festival

Stop by our booth at the Southeast Family STEM Festival and see how floods occur and learn how we can reduce the impact of flooding in our communities. To learn more about the festival, visit: http://iexplorestem.org/muscatine. The Southeast Family STEM Festival is part of Living with Floods, a statewide project to commemorate recent flood events and celebrate… Continue Reading »

Living with Floods Forum

The Living with Floods Forum, hosted as part of the Living with Floods project, will provide an opportunity to share the progress and community accomplishments that have been made since past flood events and to look ahead to work that still needs to be accomplished in Muscatine.

Living with Floods Forum

The Living with Floods forum, hosted as part of the Living with Floods project, will provide an opportunity to share the progress and community accomplishments that have been made since past flood events and to look ahead to work that still needs to be accomplished.

Living with Floods | Iowa’s Changing Climate

Jeff Dorale, a researcher from the University of Iowa’s Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research will present on Iowa’s changing climate and precipitation trends across the state. The event is part of Dubuque’s 6th Annual Low-Impact Development Conference, Put a LID on It: Protecting our water resources today and into the future. The LID… Continue Reading »

iExploreSTEM Festival

iExploreSTEM is a series of coordinated free, hands-on, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) festivals that have the look and feel of a street fair or county fair. Festival activities challenge children to think – to solve STEM problems – and introduce them to careers in STEM. Festivals are designed so that regardless of abilities,… Continue Reading »

Living with Floods: Flood Workshop for Teachers

From Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2, more than 30 teachers from seven targeted communities across the state that experienced flooding will come to the UI campus to participate in the first ever College of Education’s Interdisciplinary Flood Workshop for Teachers as part of the Living with Floods project. The workshop is part of… Continue Reading »