Upper Iowa River Paddler’s Guide Published

The Upper Iowa River Paddler’s guide is hot off the press! Download or order your copy here: https://northeastiowarcd.org/product/upper-iowa-river-canoe-guide/

Upper Iowa River Watershed Open Houses

Residents and landowners in the Upper Iowa River Watershed are invited to a series of Public Meeting Open Houses. Who might want to come? Anyone who is interested in… Keeping communities and landowners in the Upper Iowa River Watershed protected

Position Opening: Conservation Technician

Announcement Date: October 3, 2017; Updated: November 3, 2017 Application Closing Date: November 28, 2017 Anticipated Date of Hire: January 15, 2018 Winneshiek Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a Conservation Technician to assist in the survey and design of

Survey Sent to Landowners in Upper Iowa River Watershed

If you own property in the Upper Iowa River Watershed, you may find a survey in your mailbox this summer. The survey is part of the planning process the Upper Iowa River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) has undertaken in an

Landowner Informational Meeting July 20th

Landowners, farmers and the general public are invited to attend an upcoming meeting on the Upper Iowa River Watershed’s efforts to reduce flooding and improve water quality across the UIR Watershed. The meeting will be held July 20th at 4:00pm

Karst, Water Quality & Livestock: Finding Balance for a Sensitive Geography

Karst, Water Quality & Livestock Forum: Finding Balance for a Sensitive Geography Held on May 30, 2017 at Luther College in Decorah Iowa From: http://www.iaenvironment.org/get-involved/council-events/karst-water-quality-and-livestock-forum Thanks to more than 100 attendees at the forum on May 30 for your interest

Get to Know Matt Frana – Upper Iowa Watershed Project Coordinator

Matt Frana has been hired as the Project Coordinator for the Upper Iowa River Watershed. Mikael Mulugeta with IIHR/Iowa Watershed Approach, talked with Matt about his work skills and hobby interests: Following six years of experience with the Natural Resources

In the News: Farmers’ Water Quality Efforts Help Trout Flourish in NE Iowa

Trout need clean, cold water to survive. And thanks to many Iowa farmers who are taking on the challenge to improve water quality, the fish are getting just what they need in northeast Iowa. Farmers and landowners are improving the

Decorah Trail Re-opened Following Flood Damage

Just in time for summer recreation & tourism, Decorah Parks & Recreation is re-opening Dug Road. A section of the popular bike & recreation trail collapsed following heavy rainfalls and flooding last fall. Get a bird’s eye view of the

Rare Lake Sturgeon Spawning in the Upper Iowa River

Decorah Fish Hatchery Natural Resource Technician Chris Larson is sharing a story with decorahnews.com about a lake sturgeon caught by  Rob Griffith of Urbandale, Iowa: Griffith caught the fish in the Upper Iowa River on May 5th.  Lake sturgeon are

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