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2017 ISAC Conference

The Iowa Flood Center will have a booth at this year’s Iowa State Association of Counties annual conference. The IFC exhibit will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool that provides real-time information on watersheds, precipitation, and stream levels for more than 1,000 communities and locations across Iowa. Stop by and visit us!

Sunday at the Quarry

The Iowa Flood Center will have a booth again this year at the annual Sunday at the Quarry event! This year’s theme is “Everyone Lives in a Watershed.” Stop on by the IFC booth to discover your watershed and learn how changes in the landscape impact flooding. IFC staff will also be available to demonstration… Continue Reading »

Project AWARE

This year’s Project AWARE (A Watershed Awareness River Expedition), will be hosted in the Upper Cedar River Watershed from July 10-14. The 60-mile river cleanup is an opportunity to have fun, meet new people, and be a part of a great cause helping cleanup Iowa’s rivers! Iowa Flood Center students and staff will volunteer for… Continue Reading »

Clear Creek Watershed Coalition Meeting

The next Clear Creek Watershed Coalition meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 19 beginning at 5 pm at Coralville City Hall in Coralville, IA. Iowa Flood Center staff and project partners working on the Iowa Watershed Approach will be in attendance to share activity updates and discuss progress. These meetings are a chance to coordinate with… Continue Reading »

Middle Cedar River WMA Meeting

Iowa Watershed Approach partners will join the Middle Cedar River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) for their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, July 25 at 3:00 PM at the Farmers Savings Bank and Trust in Vinton. The meeting will allow partners to share updates on recent news and activities of the Iowa Watershed Approach. The WMA is an opportunity to… Continue Reading »

East & West Nishnabotna River Watershed Meeting

A public meeting has been set for June 14 at 9 AM at the Oakland Community Center (614 Dr. Van Zee Road, Oakland, IA) to discuss the East and West Nishnabotna Watershed Coalitions. Cities, Counties, SWCDs and all other interested parties are welcome to attend to learn more about participating in this important organization. The WMA… Continue Reading »

North Raccoon River Watershed Meeting

A public meeting has been set for May 17 @ 9:00 am at the Lake City Community Building to discuss the North Raccoon River Watershed Coalition. Cities, Counties, SWCDs and all other interested parties are welcome to attend to learn more about participating in this important organization. For more information about WMAs, visit http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environmental-Protection/Water-Quality/Watershed-Management-Authorities. Please contact Breanna Shea… Continue Reading »

Iowa City Public Library STEAM Festival

The Iowa City Public Library is organizing a STEAM Festival on Friday, May 19th from 9:30-2:30 and Saturday, May 20th from 10-4. The Friday event will focus on local 2nd and 3rd graders who will be joining us from the Iowa City Community School District, and Saturday will be open to the public. Even organizers… Continue Reading »

Southeast Community College STEM Festival

The Southeast Regional Hub is partnering with local community leaders and educators to host an engaging festival to expose students to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Exhibitors from throughout the region will spark student and parent interest with hands-on learning activities ranging from robotics and healthcare simulations to magnetism and wind energy.… Continue Reading »

English River WMA Meeting

Iowa Watershed Approach partners will join the English River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) for their quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 18th at 6:30 PM at the Williamsburg Public Library. The meeting will allow partners to share updates on recent news and activities of the Iowa Watershed Approach. The WMA is an opportunity to stay involved in the activities of… Continue Reading »