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Rathbun Recognized with Circle of Excellence IAWA Iowa Watershed Award

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John Rathbun displays watershed award

ANKENY, IOWA – John Rathbun, watershed coordinator for the Clear Creek Watershed, is honored with a Circle of Excellence award from the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) as part of the third annual Iowa Watershed Awards program. Rathbun is honored with five other watershed coordinators who are also receiving IAWA Iowa Watershed Awards for their […]

Iowa Public Radio River to River Program: Flood Resilient Vinton, Interview with Paul Schmitt

Click here to listen to the Iowa Public Radio River to River Flood Resilient Vinton Interview Tune in to the 12:52 mark to learn more about Flood Resilient Vinton with an interview with Paul Schmit, PhD Candidate at the University of Iowa English Department

Poweshiek County Farmer’s Approach for Clean Water

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Mark Kennett and wife in New Zealand

By: Margot Dick, IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering Communications Assistant Over time, both New Zealand and Iowa have moved from their native ecology to a more intensively managed, agriculture-based ecosystem. In New Zealand, the water ran clear as recently as 20 years ago, whereas in Iowa, environmental challenges date back more than a generation. Mark Kennett was […]