Promote Natural Resource–Based Tourism

Time to get your hands on one of several new print publications here at the RC&D! Over the last few months our team of writers, planners, photographers, developers, and designers has worked with numerous partners across the region to put together a Fayette County Trout Fishing...

Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation and Development Inc. will be starting on a community revitalization plan in Postville this summer. The plan seeks to increase private and public investment in the area by creating a comprehensive community vision for development, improvements and infrastructure. “We look forward to working...

The Byways of Iowa Public Art Initiative began in 2014 with an interest from Byway stakeholders across the state of Iowa to expand opportunities to experience authentic local art, culture, history, music, and food. These stakeholders are part of a collaboration known as the Byways...

Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation & Development worked with the Iowa League of RC&D’s, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), 5 other Iowa RC&Ds, 10 scenic byway boards, 10 County Conservation Boards and Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) eligible producers across...

Northeast Iowa RC&D has developed culinary passports for the River Bluffs Scenic Byway, Driftless Area Scenic Byway, Grant Wood Scenic Byway and Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway! These passports will help you "Eat Your Way Along the Byways" by guiding you to experience unique dishes and...

The communities of Clermont, Elgin and Elkader in Fayette and Clayton Counties are linked by the special, scenic beauty of the Turkey River Corridor. The corridor communities share a common mission to develop and enhance the existing natural resource base of the Turkey River Corridor...

We work with county conservation boards and private trails groups across the region to help them plan and fund local trails and maximize connections with others through the regional system. As we help develop trails, we strive to maximize the environmental and economic benefits for...

NE IA RC&D is just completing this multi-year, multi-jurisdictional, multi-million dollar project to develop a marina on the Mississippi River in historic downtown Guttenberg. The goal of the project was to provide assistance to the City of Guttenberg to maximize natural resource based economic development without...

Iowa's eleven byways are home to some of the most scenic roadways in the region. Travel these routes and you'll discover unique land features, welcoming people, and a host of fascinating cultural and historical sites not found on the beaten path....

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