Posts Tagged ‘DNR’

Raising AWAREness

Project AWARE participants, including IFC’s Dan Ceynar, removed waste and raised awareness while paddling the Big Sioux River in July.

Project AWARE

Project AWARE, which stands for A Watershed Awareness River Expedition, involves hundreds of volunteers who spend their vacations working as aquatic garbage collectors – cleaning up, learning about, and exploring Iowa’s rivers. Visit the Project AWARE website for information on this year’s event including the route and how you can participate to help clean Iowa’s… Continue Reading »

Flood Center, DNR Partnership Offers Online View of Potential Floods

Floods can strike with surprising speed, and they often occur in unexpected places. That’s why — even in December — the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa continues to expand a network of affordable stream sensors. Attached to the downstream side of bridges, the sensors provide Iowans with an up-to-the-minute report on… Continue Reading »