Reduce Flooding, Protect Water Quality & Watersheds

Pick up your guide to one of Eastern Iowa's premier recreational rivers and enjoy the sight-seeing, fishing, birding, camping, hiking, wildlife-watching, or a relaxing float on this gentle-flowing, intimate river. The Maquoketa traverses the diverse landscape of Eastern Iowa and passes through several Iowa treasures: Backbone State Park, Manchester...

For the past 2 years, educators in Northeast Iowa have been invited to bring their students to the Regional Urban Stormwater Demonstration (RUSD) Site on the Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation and Development Campus in Postville, Iowa. Visits to the RUSD Site include a tour of...

The Upper Wapsi River Watershed Resiliency Plan was developed by Northeast Iowa RC&D on behalf of the Upper Wapsi River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) Boardbetween February 2017 to July 2019 with input from dozens of contributing partners who conducted research, analyzed opportunities, facilitated public input...

The Upper Iowa River Watershed Resiliency Plan was developed by Northeast Iowa RC&D on behalf of the Upper Iowa River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) Board over a two year period from February 2017 to March 2019 with input from dozens of contributing partners who conducted...

This summer, construction of several innovative urban stormwater conservation practices was completed as a part of a new Regional Urban Stormwater Demonstration Site at Northeast Iowa RC&D. The site, across from City Hall in Postville, Iowa, provides real-life examples of several different urban stormwater conservation...

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...

The Turkey River Watershed project is bringing together local, state and federal partners in the eight-county Turkey River Watershed of Iowa as theTurkey River Watershed Alliance and Turkey River Watershed Management Authority to complete a comprehensive, systematic analysis of the watershed. The project is coordinating...

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