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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...

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...

Join us on May 9th for a lively day of learning and conversations on topics that range from energizing our historic organizations, to funding opportunities, to practical tips and tools for preserving, managing, and restoring. Tuesday, May 9th 8:45 am - 4 pm Upper Iowa University Fayette, Iowa   Early Registration through April...

This one day conference will be take place on Thursday, February 9th, and will provide a great opportunity for those of you that are interested in maximizing the economic benefits of Farmers Market in your community. Northeast Iowa RC&D, NICC, The Depot Outlet, and the Northeast Iowa Tourism...

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...

Northeast Iowa RC&D one of 69 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town projects selected nationwide POSTVILLE, IOWA - National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 69 Our Town awards totaling almost $5 million through the Our Town program's fifth year of funding....

Northeast Iowa RC&D recently completed the Northeast Iowa Local Food Expansion Plan. This plan includes goals and recommendations for organizations and individuals interested in expanding various aspects of the local food system to create a healthier and more vibrant local food based economy in Northeast...

Paint Creek Japanese Knotweed Map-click here [caption id="attachment_4556" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Japanese knotweed infestation at the headwaters of Paint Creek in Waukon, IA.[/caption] Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D), the IA DNR, the US Forest Service, IA Natural Heritage Foundation, Allamakee County Supervisors, and area landowners have...

NE IA RC&D is working with the Iowa DNR Forestry Bureau and other partners to monitor invasive species including Gypsy Moth and Emerald Ash Bore (EAB).  The annual monitoring includes state and federal trapping programs that catch and count the invasive insects as well as...