Events Archive

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
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 5:30pm
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The 2021 Stephens State Forest fall forestry field day has been moved to April 21, 2022 (rain date of April 28, 2022), and will entail a hands-on woodland prescribed fire workshop. This event will provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to preform/organize prescribed fire on smaller parcels of forest. Emphasis will be placed on prescribed fire for oak regeneration. 

Workshop Flyer

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 5:30pm
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host a workshop on Tuesday, March 15 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. regarding the opportunities and challenges of incorporating perennial vegetation on farms. We welcome farmers and landowners to attend the free event, which includes a complimentary meal and will be held at the Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center near Calmar.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host a workshop on Tuesday, March 8 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. regarding the opportunities and challenges of incorporating perennial vegetation on farms. We welcome farmers and landowners to attend the free event, which includes a complimentary meal and will be held at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie City.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:00pm

 Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with C-CHANGE -- the Consortium for Cultivating Human and Naturally Regenerative Enterprises -- and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and Conservation Learning Group, will present a virtual field day on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. CST.

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