Our vision is for Iowa to have healthy lands and waters and sustainable agricultural systems that support fish and wildlife and provide for the needs of people here and around the world. The Nature Conservancy partners with agricultural experts, community leaders and policy makers, resulting in standards and practices that benefit both people and nature in a number of ways.
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Read the Fall/Winter 2016 Iowa Update newsletter.
Read the latest issue of Voice of the Valleys for information on the Lower Iowa & Cedar Valleys Conservation Alliance. (Winter 2016/2017)
The Nature Conservancy has launched a 50-State Climate Change Strategy. Read about Iowa & other states' contribution to this initiative.
For farmers in Iowa's Boone River watershed, the change to strip-till and cover crops can make sense both economically and environmentally. The Nature Conservancy and its partners are working to help farmers understand and adopt these conservation practices.
See how restoring old river channels along the Boone River helps benefit wildlife as well as landowners.
Farmers are stewards of the land, and in Iowa's Boone River watershed, they're working with The Nature Conservancy to improve water quality and wildlife habitat, while maintaining productive yields.
- December 19, 2016
- The return of the bison: 'Wild' herds again roam Illinois, Iowa prairies