Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

The Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference will return to its usual in-person format on March 2, in northwestern Illinois (Freeport) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Iowa Learning Farms, Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District, and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will host an edge-of-field and forestry workshop on Tuesday, March 5 from 10:30-12:30 p.m. at the Grimes Farm & Conservation Center outside of Marshalltown. The free event is open to farmers and landowners and includes a complimentary meal.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

What's this green goo? Get the scoop on harmful algal blooms (HABs) in an upcoming "HABs 101" webinar, hosted by Michigan Sea Grant and partners around the state.

Tune in on March 6, 2024, at 6-7:30 pm ET, to bust some myths, get tips for keeping your family and pets safe, and learn how you can take action to support healthy water quality on your property and in your community. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - 8:00pm

Learn about CWD management and ecology, network with wildlife managers and other community members and become an ambassador for the scientific management of CWD. The class meets three times on March 12, 19, and 26th from 6-8 PM. Attendence at each class session is expected, though one absence can be arranged. Learn more about the program on this page.

Register here.

Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 7, 2024 - 3:00pm

The Women's Woodland Stewardship Network (WWSN) is partnering with the Iowa DNR and Bur Oak Land Trust to offer a chainsaw class for women that will be led by women instructors. Bur Oak Land Trust will lead the chainsaw education during the day, and WWSN and the DNR will lead an evening learning session about woodland management and tree identification. This is a nice weekend getaway opportunity and a great way to meet other women who care for woodlands!