Events Archive

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Trees Forever will be hosting an invasive species workshop in cooperation with ISU Extension Forestry and the Iowa DNR. This will be a good chance for local landowners to meet the new ISU Extension Forester Billy Beck. For more information download the Backbone State Park Invasive Species Workshop Event Flier.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms, along with Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Natural Resource Conservation Service, will host a saturated buffer, water quality and drone field day Thursday, Sept. 19 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Paustian Family Farm, rural Walcott. The event is free,open to families and includes a complimentary meal.

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to the historic home of Iowa’s 12th Governor William Larrabee to learn about forest management being implemented on the grounds of the preserve, and see how you can use these management strategies on your very own property. This will be a great opportunity to meet your local DNR foresters and ask questions about forest management in Iowa! For more information download our Forestry Field Day at Montauk Event Flier.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa Corn, will host a cover crop and wetland field day near Gilmore City on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The 5:30-7:30 p.m. event will be held at the ISU Drainage Research and Demonstration Project, owned by the Pocahontas Soil and Water Conservation District. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a pasture restoration and monarch habitat field day Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Nathan Anderson’s farm near Cherokee. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

The Iowa Woodland Owners Association will host a fall forestry field day in Farley Iowa on Saturday September 7th. For more information download the Iowa Woodland Owners Association Fall Forestry Field Day 2019 Event Flier 

Check out the Iowa Forestry Field Days page to find out about other upcoming forestry events.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Rob Stout and ISU collaborators will host a field day to talk about successful examples of merging water quality and pollinator habitat conservation practices. For more information check out the news article about this event or download the event flier from Iowa Learning Farms.