The Linn Soil and Water Conservation District (Linn SWCD) is a legal subdivision of the State of Iowa that promotes sustainable agricultural practices to protect the land and water in Linn County, Iowa. Linn SWCD is also active in urban settings, promoting conservation practices for homeowners, developers, and communities.
To promote environment stewardship, good land and water management and conservation practices on both rural and urban landscapes through leadership, service and community education and involvement.
Funds are available for Water Quality Practices
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, announced that funds are available to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices. Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer. Follow the link below for more information!
Workshop!! How Does Your Water Shed?
Water Rocks! and the Marion Public Library are sponsoring a workshop "How Does Your Water Shed?" for those interested in learning about watersheds and water issues affecting us today. The workshop is free and open to the public. It will be held on Thursday, May 28th, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marion Public Library, 1095 6th Avenue, Marion, IA.
#1 New Thing for Water!
Check out this challenge from Iowa Learning Farms! What is one new thing you can do for water in 2015? Check out the blog at: www.extension.iastate.edu/ilf/
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