Kaycie M Waters
Ames, Iowa – Graduates of Iowa State University’s Master Conservationist Program are invited to gather in the Loess Hills this September for the first-ever statewide meetup.
Flowers are starting to bloom, trees are leafing out, and the grass is greening up again; Spring has sprung! Many folks like to celebrate the beginning of Spring by spending time in the garden and working to beautify their lawns.
On Thursday, August 25th, Master Conservationist Program history was made with the first ever Master Conservationist Program Graduate Reunion. A warm meal was enjoyed under the shade of an old barn, with the cool summer evening breeze blowing through.
When Sue Kuennen was named the Iowa Conservation Woman of the Year in 2016, she was surprised by the recognition.
In Iowa, we are lucky to have a unique system of County Conservation Boards doing land management and natural resources education in every county!
Agriculture and natural resources have a lot in common and Kaycie Waters, the newly named natural resources field specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, looks forward to exploring the ways the two intersect. Waters, who grew up in a farm family from Arizona, began her