Walz Energy discussion Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Des Moines July 17, 2018 By Larry A. Stone The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission, with just enough members present for a quorum at their July 17 meeting, declined to heed a DNR staff recommendation to refer Walz Energy to the Iowa Attorney General’s office for legal action regarding […]
McGregor Hiking Trail Public Work Days June 21st & 28th 2:30 – 5:00 McGregor, IA The public is invited to participate in building a new hiking trail through the forest between Center Street and Cemetery Road in the city of McGregor. Work days will take place on two consecutive Thursdays, June 21st & 28th. The […]
According to The Gazette online article, “DNR: Violations by northeast Iowa feedlot should go to the Attorney General,” subsequent discharge violations at the Walz Energy feedlot have made a proposed settlement with Walz Energy and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) null and void. As a result, of continued illegal discharge observed,on May 4th, […]
Marquette Farmers Markets at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre will begin on Friday, May 25th and will be held every Friday Night from 4-7 p.m. through mid-October. The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre is located at 509 U.S. 18, in Marquette, Iowa. This outdoor Farmers Market is complete with baked goods, fresh produce, honey, jams and […]
On behalf of Blank Park Zoo the Green Iowa Americorp Team to present on the Music & Monarch’s Conservation Stage: Saturday May 12th 1:15-1:45 Plant.Grow.Fly. The Blank Park Zoo announces a new conservation initiative to help protect our native pollinators! They believe no effort is too small and each and every one of us can […]
Community leaders and decision makers are invited to attend Clayton County Energy District’s Solar Energy For Non-taxable Entities…Let’s Get Started Workshop & Vendor Fair Friday May 4th | Keystone AEA, 1400 N. 2nd St, Elkader Paying less for energy = more for your mission = better for the community = better for the world The workshop […]
Music and Monarchs Friday Night Fundraiser for The Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network and The Volga City Opera House. This years fundraiser features live music by Them Coulee Boys with special guests Flash in a Pan and Randal Sandersfeld. Fri, May 11, 2018 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM CDT Volga City Opera House 701 Washington St. Volga, […]
Sound the Alarm to Senators! Stop Iowa Senate File No. 2311 With the possibility of a vote early NEXT WEEK, a few Iowa Senators have introduced legislation to curtail all energy efficiency requirements, including tree plantings!! Iowa has required utilities carry out energy efficiency programs. With Iowa losing trees to emerald ash borer, maintaining tree canopy in towns […]
Clayton County CAN and some 40 individuals and groups have asked the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to more closely monitor the potential impacts of the Walz Energy commercial feedlot and biogas manufacturing operation being developed in the watershed of Bloody Run Creek, east of Monona. The location of the project is in an […]
Statewide Poll: Seven-in-ten Iowans favor 3/8 cent sales tax as solution Des Moines, Iowa — As Iowa’s elected leaders make water quality measures and tax reform top priorities in 2018, a coalition of conservation, outdoor recreation, and agriculture leaders today released results of a statewide scientific poll showing a record number of likely Iowa voters […]
Guttenberg’s Eagle Watch & Cabin Fever Day Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Marina Visitor Center
This is a reprinted guest editorial by State Senator Rob Hogg. It ran 01/07/18 in the Cedar Rapids Gazette These are not normal times, with real concerns about interference in our elections by a hostile foreign power, powerful voices seeking to legitimize sexist, racist and other discriminatory actions at a level not seen in decades, […]
Family Astronomy Night event at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre on Friday, February 16th from 6:00-8:30pm.
Tuesday, January 23rd 5:30 p.m. Osborne Nature Center “Maybe you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, but like every American, you carry the deed to 635 million acres of public lands.” -John Garamendi Public Lands are a defining feature of American life. Millions of citizens each year visit the most extraordinary treasures […]
Short notice for this event but learn about the concept of colonization of rural towns by large scale industrial agriculture!
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a special scientific collection effort Jan. 20-28, in targeted areas of Allamakee and Clayton counties near where chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been confirmed in wild Iowa deer. The effort will be discussed during two public meetings on Jan. 18 – one at 2 p.m. at the Harpers Ferry Community Center and […]