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See what we've been up to this fall! We've been busy with various events, new staff, and so much more. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Prairie Rivers of Iowa! 
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There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Giving Tuesday! This is a global day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, November 29th.  It is a day to bring together donors, volunteers and communities around a common cause that is near and dear to your heart. If you're interest in donating, please click here

Kayla Hasper Named New Watershed Coordinator

By Aimee Burch,
Marketing & PR Coordinator
Prairie Rivers of Iowa recently named Kayla Hasper as its new Watershed Coordinator. Hasper will work with farmers in the watershed to integrate conservation into their operations. Hasper is a 2016 ...[Read More Here]

Strips & Seed Processing at Neil Smith Wildlife Refuge

By Annie Fangman,
Natural Resources Educator
On November 2, Prairie Rivers of Iowa staff and several community members took a trip down to Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge. Upon arriving at Neal Smith a sense of awe is felt on seeing prairie ...[Read More Here]

Conservation Practice Filming: Behind the Scenes 

By Kayla Hasper,
Watershed Coordinator

It was a great afternoon on November 17th to meet a farmer out on his land to interview and film his operation! We also stopped by another field on the way back to check out a farmer’s field of .....[Read More Here]

Remember Us In Your End of Year Donations

By Penny Brown-Huber,
Executive Director
At this time of the year, we extend our thanks to you for the support that Prairie Rivers of Iowa has received for all the work we do across Iowa.  As a not-for-profit, it makes a difference when we receive charitable gifts. Please consider [Read More Here]

Get to Know the Central Iowa Local Foods Coordintator

By Ash Bruxvoort,
Local Foods Coordinator
In the spring of 2016 I came to Prairie Rivers of Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to help shape the local food system in Story and Boone counties. The local food coordinat ...[Read More Here]

Sustainability Day at Iowa State University

By Annie Fangman
Natural Resources Educator
On October 20th, the ISU Live Green club hosted the annual Sustainability Day on ISU campus that was attended by over 600 students. We decided it was a great opportunity to use our new soil models to teach people ...[Read More Here]

Updates of Byway Activities- Corridor Management & More!

By Jan Gammon
Lincoln Highway Coordinator

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway has had a very busy late summer and fall. The 11 Iowa Byways partner...[Read More Here]


Gardening 101: A Newbie's Guide to the Food at First Garden

By Laurelin Hass
Lincoln Highway Intern
The Central Iowa Local Foods program is pleased to share the advice of our Lincoln Highway Intern, Laurelin Haas. We are cross posting fr ...[Read More Here]

New Faces at Prairie Rivers of Iowa

By Meredith Ponder
Marketing Assistant
We have hired a few interns for the year: Emma, our new Watershed Assistant, and Brian, our Technology Assistant. Get to know more about them. Read more about them ...[here.] 
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