Master Conservationist Program is working to Plant the Seeds of Conservation far and wide in Iowa

March 2, 2020 8:07 AM

Iowa’s Master Conservationist Program is working to “plant the seeds of conservation” through their recently redesigned educational curriculum on natural resource stewardship for adults learners. The program takes participants on a deep dive into the ecology and management of Iowa’s natural resources and challenges them to take their learning home and apply it on farms, homesteads, and public spaces. Dating back to the late 1980s, the program today is a far-cry from the teaching methods of the 1980s, as it blends online learning modules with hands-on field experiences and instruction to make the most of participants’ time and instructors’ talents.

Read the whole article from the North Central Water Network blog at this link.

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Adam Janke Assistant Professor

Adam Janke is the statewide Wildlife Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Adam is a trained wildlife biologist, having received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in wildlife conservation and ecology from three land-grant schools in the Midwest.  He is also certified ...