DNR Schedules Public Meeting on Supreme (formerly Walz) Beef

DNR announces virtual public meeting for Supreme Beef, LLC nutrient management plan MEDIA CONTACT: Kelli Book, DNR, at Kelli.Book@dnr.iowa.gov or 515-210-3408. CLAYTON COUNTY — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host a virtual public meeting on Aug. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to gather public comment on the Supreme Beef, LLC Nutrient Management Plan […]

Pattison Sand’s Proposal to Ship Water Out of Iowa is not a ‘noble idea’.

As noble as we Iowans like to think we are, most of us probably disagree with the proposal by Pattison Sand to ship water in train cars from Clayton County across the country to unspecified drier regions of the nation. Click below for full text of letter to the Des Moines Register.  https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2020/07/09/jordan-aquifer-iowans-deserve-answers-before-company-ships-our-water/5381960002/

Phil Specht winner of 2020 CCCAN Larry and Margaret Stone Award

Phil Specht of McGregor has been awarded the 2020 Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network award for outstanding contributions in environmental awareness and education. Phil is a recently retired dairy farmer with a passion for conservation. Rotational grazing of his dairy cattle has protected grasslands for wildlife – especially bobolinks. Phil has studied bobolinks and has […]

Music and Monarchs Festival 2017

  OFFICIAL MUSIC & MONARCHS PAGE Make plans to come celebrate with us on the banks of the Turkey River in Elkader, Iowa May 13th, 2017. A free concert Saturday afternoon in Founders Park performances by: Jon Stravers & Patsy Wellman, Naomi, Honeyweis, THE LAST REVEL, Dead Horses Kid’s craft activities and conservation demonstrations/talks from […]

Raising and Saving Monarchs Seminar

A landowner’s perspective on raising and saving the monarch butterfly. This seminar will include tips on finding and raising monarchs as well as how to preserve habitat. Presented by: The Werheim Family Sunday, August 28th, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hope Lutheran Church 32513 Dinan Rd. LittlePort, IA Snacks and Drinks Provided