Archive for January 2012

Conservation Station Delivers Science + Arts

By astaudt.

When artist Laura Comito of Carroll, Iowa, creates images they are usually in sizes suitable for framing. Recently she was challenged to create artwork for a 12-foot trailer. Laura created four compositions to cover the exterior of one of the...

Stream Stomping Meets Science

By astaudt.

Did you know that thousands of volunteers have been monitoring water quality in Iowa for many years? With IOWATER, an Iowa Department of Natural Resources program, this effort has been unified as a coordinated statewide effort.

Conservation Pack...

Childhood Exploration Turns to Lifelong Passion

By erin.

A Passion for Water

“Spend time outside and check out a local stream. Take a net and explore what is in there,” Becca Meerdink, a senior in environmental science at Iowa State University, advises young people. “You would be surprised...





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