Channel Chat October 2020

Hello River Lovers, If you are a paddler or tried to get out on the water these past couple of months you probably noticed something – not enough water and very low flow in our rivers. This is because Iowa has been experiencing droughts, with nearly the entire state under a drought watch in August. Of the parts of the state in drought, over 50% was … Read more

Channel Chat September 2020

Hello River Lovers, Can you believe it? It’s already September! While summer is coming to a close, we are gearing up for one of our favorite times of year – the nomination and celebration of our River Town of the Year Award! If you don’t know, the River Town of the Year Award started in 2008 and highlights a city’s outstanding work enhancing its local … Read more

Channel Chat August 2020

Hello River Lovers, Have you heard about our Toolbox Training Workshops? Keep reading to find out the who, what, where, when, and why. WHAT: These four-day (1 virtual and 3 in-person) workshops provide participants with the best management strategies for stream stabilization and river restoration projects. WHO (should attend): Design professionals including engineers, landscape architects, biologists, ecologists, project managers, WMA coordinators, floodplain managers, university faculty, … Read more

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