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February 2019

Planning Information Exchange (PIE): Flood Economics

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Flood Economics Flyer

In cooperation with the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), the American Planning Association (APA) presents the Planning Information Exchange (PIE). PIE is a free quarterly webinar series focusing on tools, best practices, and strategies on the role of hazard mitigation planning and its connections with recovery planning and preparedness.

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Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executive Conference

February 20 @ 8:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Ibrahim Demir and UI President Bruce Herreld at IFC Open House Event

Iowa Flood Center staff will have a booth at the Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives Winter Conference. Visit with IFC staff about flood-related tools, resources, and projects that are benefiting communities across Iowa by helping them be more prepared during a flood event.

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Iowa Conservation Education Coalition

February 22 @ 8:30 am - February 23 @ 4:00 pm
Drake University, 2507 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini

IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini will participate as the keynote speaker for the ICEC Winter Workshop. Dr. Villarini's research focuses, in part, on climate change and tropical cyclones, especially as related to flooding. He works with faculty in the UI College of Education to develop professional development opportunities for Iowa teachers to learn how to use real data in the classroom. Dr. Villarini will present on the IFC, its flood-related tools, and evidence of climate change.

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Family Enrichment Night at Hoover Elementary

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hoover Elementary, 148 N Oliphant St.
West Branch, IA United States
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Student looking at watershed model demonstration

Iowa Flood Center Staff will have their interactive watershed model on display at Family Enrichment Night at Hoover Elementary. Families will learn about watersheds and how land use changes impact flooding.

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March 2019

IFC Annual Legislative Breakfast

March 5 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
IFC researcher demonstrating online system

Thanks to the Iowa legislature's leadership and foresight in creating he Iowa Flood Center in 2009, Iowans have access to the latest technology and resources to help the prepare for floods and become more resilient to their effects. The center's outward-facing philosophy focuses on providing direct services to benefit the people of Iowa. IFC students, staff, and researchers will host their annual legislative breakfast reception on Tuesday, March 5 from 7-9 am at the Iowa State Capitol building (room 116).…

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Bur Oak Land Trust Prairie Preview

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Clarion Highlander, 2525 North Dodge St.
Iowa City, IA 52245
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Prairie Preview 2019 Flyer

Bur Oak Land Trust’s 36th annual Prairie Preview will be held Tuesday, March 5, at the Clarion Highlander, 2525 North Dodge St., Iowa City just south of I-80. Contact Tammy Wright at (319) 338-7030 for more details.

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13th Annual Iowa Water Conference

March 12 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 5:00 pm
Scheman Building, 1805 Scheman Bldg.
Ames, IA United States
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2019 Iowa Water Conference: Back to Basics

The theme for the 2019 Iowa Water Conference is “Back to Basics: Land, Water, People.” The state of Iowa has the most altered landscape in the nation. Increasingly, we look for solutions to our water management issues that bring us closer to nature and back to Iowa’s natural environmental processes. From restoring prairies and wetlands on agricultural landscapes to green infrastructure that couple natural and engineered systems, we are building a future through a respectful look to our state’s history.…

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Conservation Partners Gathering

March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Conservation Education Center – F.W. Kent Park, 2048 Highway 6 NW
Oxford, IA 52322 United States
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View the link to learn more! - 2019 Conservation Partners Gathering

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April 2019

Weber Elementary School Earth Week Fun Night

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Weber Elementary School Iowa City, IA United States + Google Map
Watershed model

Iowa Flood Center students will demonstrate an interactive watershed model that shows how changes in the landscape impact flooding. Participants will learn to "discover" their watershed!

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Spring Clean-up Along the Iowa River!

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lagoon Shelter House

The University of Iowa's Environmental Science Club will be hosting a trash pick-up event on Saturday, April 13th, 2019! PARTICIPANT SIGN UP FORM: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IFyPM7Jpa4A4j1snLEdFS4FFuG7Ic6YfIw8tyPuJPNU The central location and meet-up point of the event will be at the Lagoon Shelter House, right next to Hancher Auditorium. The trash pick-up itself will take place along the Iowa River--participants can walk at their own pace in a loop that wraps from the Lagoon Shelter House, over to the IMU bridge, across the IMU…

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