INRC Director Matt Helmers narrates a short video demonstrating nutrient-reduction processes for a saturated riparian buffer and a bioreactor for an Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Station On The Edge Demonstration.
INRC Director Matt Helmers will discuss the impact of cover crop implementation on water quality in two small watersheds for an Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Wednesday, March 3, at noon. More information and link to register at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/cover-crops-small-watershed-scale. Read more about Cover Crops at the Small Watershed Scale
A new trailer named “Marsh Madness” combines sight, sound and science to engage Iowa audiences about the values of the state’s wetland ecosystems. The artfully designed trailer features scenes of wetlands and their plant and animal communities and recorded sounds of wetland fauna. Adding to the immersive educational experience are three-dimensional interactive models demonstraing the unique landscape placement and hydrology of three wetland types typical in the state. The trailer was developed by Iowa Learning Farms team and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. Read more about New ‘Marsh Madness’ trailer will deliver sights, sounds and science of wetlands to audiences across Iowa