Watershed Resources

Watershed Academy Resources, Presentations, and Handouts

The Iowa Watershed Academy features topics in the areas of phosphorus management, nutrient reduction strategy measurement, project management, communication and engagement strategies, and hands on tours and demonstrations for Iowa watershed project coordinators. On this page, you will find print resources, presentations, and other electronic copies of publications and materials that were presented at each Watershed Academy session.

Iowa Watershed Project Database

map of Iowa with pins locating each watershed in the database

This interactive map of current and closed watershed projects in Iowa contains summaries of each watershed project including years active, funding, vision, and project goals.  Links are available in the summary page for the individual watershed project websites, social media, and downloadable watershed management plans if available.

Nitrogen Load Estimate Calculator

Nitrate-N load estimate calculator for watershed and field scale estimates.

Water Quality Webinars

This collection of webinars covers water quality topics that are important for watershed coordinators and others who have an interest in water quality. The webinars are divided into six categories: General Water Quality, Land Use Practices, In-field Management Practices, Edge-of-field practices, Erosion, and Other Water Quality Topics.

Check out our resources feature for additional water quality related information.