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Iowa Environmental Voice

As of Nov. 17, 2015, the Iowa Environmental Council's blog, now the Iowa Environmental Voice, is hosted here on the Iowa Environmental Council's website.

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  • Watershed Success: A Look at Dry Run Creek

    posted on Monday, February 24, 2020 As the watershed coordinator for Dry Run Creek in Black Hawk County, the Natural Resource Conservation Service's motto of “helping people, help the land” comes to mind just about every day. There are wonderful folks all over our state, and especially here in the Dry Run Creek watershed, who want to see their land preserved and communities improved for generations to come.

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  • Pro H2O Spotlight: Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize Winner

    posted by on Friday, May 5, 2017 Learn more about one of this year's Pro H2O honorees - Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize winner.

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  • Taking Action for Iowa's Environment

    posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017 The first in a series of articles on ways constituents can effectively engage their legislators on environmental issues.

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  • Environmental Issues Represented at the Women's March

    posted by on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Environmental issues represented at Women's March

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  • The Millennial Environmentalist

    posted by on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 A young professional's perspective on the role of millennials in Iowa environmental advocacy.

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  • A Farmer's View on Caring for Our Water

    posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 By IEC Guest Blogger, John Gilbert. John farms with family members near Iowa Falls. John is a long-time member of Iowa Farmers Union, the Southfork Watershed Alliance Practical Farmers of Iowa, and the Iowa Environmental Council. A version of John's commentary was published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 18, 2016.

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  • Clean Water Happy Hour

    posted by on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Join the Iowa Environmental Council, Iowa River Revival and Confluence Brewing Company for a Clean Water Happy Hour

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  • Annual Dead Zone Measurement Cancelled for First Time in 26 years

    posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 On Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced it has cancelled the annual measurement of the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in 26 years.

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  • Meet Our Members: Iowa Rivers Revival

    posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 In this entry of our Meet Our Members series, we're speaking with Molly Hanson, executive director of Iowa Rivers Revival, a non-profit river advocacy group.

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  • Give Your Garden Wings

    posted on Monday, June 27, 2016 For the past three years, the Council has been a proud member of Plant.Grow.Fly an initiative led by Blank Park Zoo – an Iowa Environmental Council member organization – to raise awareness and action around pollinator issues in Iowa. Blank Park Zoo Conservation Manager Jessie Lowry, who oversees Plant.Grow.Fly., shares some additional information about the program, why it was created and how you can get involved on an individual level in this guest post.

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