A webinar on Tuesday, May 25, 7-8 p.m., kicks off the series “Profiles in the Wonders of Iowa’s Wetlands” created by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The series will feature 12 in-depth educational videos highlighting the diversity and benefits of wetland ecosystems throughout the state. The webinar, which airs during American Wetlands Month, will introduce the project and give an overview of Iowa wetland types, their functions and ecology, and the beneficial goods and services they can provide. Find more information and the link to register.
Presenter: Jennifer Tank, Galla Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and director of the Environmental Change Initiative at Notre Dame.
Tank's research focuses on the cycling of nutrients in streams and river with an emphasis on the restoration of ecosystem function in impacted systems. She leads a multidisciplinary group of researchers examining the effect of agricultural land use on freshwater as part of the Indiana Watershed Initiative. Her research is helping to quantify the water quality benefits of agricultural conservation practices through watershed-scale implementation of effective practices.
Register at https://bit.ly/35AVFMt.
Virtual sessions are free and open to the public. Sessions will be recorded and posted on INRC’s website with speakers’ permission. Questions can be directed to Malcolm Robertson, INRC Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.
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