Restoring Oxbows to Iowa's Landscape

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group, is hosting a free virtual field day on returning oxbows on Iowa’s landscape on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. CST.

Restoring oxbows creates a multitude of benefits to the landscape including improving water quality, offering flood storage capabilities and providing crucial wildlife habitat to a wide range of creatures, including endangered species like the Topeka Shiner.


To participate in the live virtual field day at 1 p.m. CST on Jan. 21, click this URL,, or visit and click “Join Live Virtual Field Day.”

Or, join from a dial-in phone line by dialing +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923; meeting ID 914 1198 4892.

The field day will be recorded and archived on the ILF website so that it can be watched at any time. The archive will be available at