Events Archive

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 6:00pm

In an effort to better educate Iowans on how to manage white-tailed deer and the spread of the challenging Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) that impacts their populations, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to offer two sessions of their educational program Chronic Wasting Disease Ambassadors.

Friday, September 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with Extension and Outreach at the University of Illinois and the University of Missouri to offer a tri-state women's woodland stewardship field day at the White Oak Campground in Shimek State Forest on September 9. During this event, nine female forestry professionals from all three states will provide demonstrations and guided hikes on topics including forest management, non-timber forest products, wildlife habitat, tree identification, timber sales, forest health, forest stewardship plans, and forestry equipment.

Friday, September 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

This free outdoor event will provide opportunity to network one-on-one with forestry and natural resource professionals. Speaking topics will address windbreak establishment, maintenance, and renovation. This event is open to all Iowans, regardless of county of residence.

Pre-registration requested by 9/6 to guarantee your meal (see flyer for instructions).

See this link for flyer and registration instructions.

Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

This free outdoor event will provide opportunity to network one-on-one with forestry and natural resource professionals. Speaking topics will address windbreak establishment, maintenance, and renovation. This event is open to all Iowans, regardless of county of residence.

Pre-registration requested by 9/6 to guarantee your meal (see flyer for instructions).

Click here for flyer, topics, and pre-registration instructions.

Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 8:08am
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a field day Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mark Kenney’s Farm near Nevada. The free event is open to farmers and landowners and includes a complimentary meal.

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:00pm

The Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar taking place Aug. 17 at noon CDT will feature Jorgen Rose, habitat and policy viability manager at Practical Farmers of Iowa. Rose is part of the team that works with farmers to connect them with people, networks, education and resources they need to build more resilient farms and communities.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University's Science-Based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips, the Jackson County Conservation Board, and the Sand County Foundation will host a prairie strips field day Wednesday, July 27, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Gossman Farm near Zwingle. The event is free and open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 6:00pm
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Come to Reiman Gardens for Pollinator Fest and join us as we celebrate National Pollinator Week. Visit a variety of fun and educational displays, including live pollinators and plants, and interactive pollinator-themed activities. This event will happen rain or shine.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 5:30pm
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 6:00pm

In an effort to better educate Iowans on how to manage white-tailed deer and the spread of the challenging Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) that impacts their populations, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to offer two sessions of their educational program Chronic Wasting Disease Ambassadors.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

This event marks the first offering of what is hoped to be a spring forestry tradition in northeast Iowa. For topic and speaker lineups, details, directions, and registration instructions (RSVP required), please see link below. 

The Volga River State Rec. Area field day offers opportunites to experience firsthand an array of active forest management efforts, intent on achieving a diversity of forest management goals, including timber revenue, wildlife habitat, water quality, climate resilinecy, and recreation.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Landowners and forest stewards in the Midwest are encouraged to attend this year’s May 21 in northwestern Illinois. The conference is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Illinois Extension Forestry Program. The event will include speakers from both universities, as well as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Illinois DNR, private forestry consultants, forest soils graduate students, and more.

Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 5:30pm
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Women, Land, and Legacy is partnering with the Women's Woodland Stewardship Network to offer a women's walk in the woods at Camp Liberty on April 27th from 1-4 pm. Female forestry professionals from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), and Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) will share information about tree identification and forest health.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 23, 2022 - 1:00pm

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