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New ‘Marsh Madness’ trailer will deliver sights, sounds and science of wetlands to audiences across Iowa

June 7, 2021

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

K-12 educators ‘Step Up the Science of Water Quality’ with Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and Iowa Nutrient Research Center

August 16, 2021


K-12 educators follow Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist, around an oxbow wetland as he calls on them to engage their senses and experience the varied benefits from the nutrient reduction practice. Iowa State University photo.

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INRC fall water quality research seminar series focuses on new technologies, new tools, emerging concerns

August 17, 2021

AMES, Iowa – A fall seminar series on Iowa water quality research focused on, "New Technologies, New Tools and Emerging Concerns" begins Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, hosted by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. The presentations will take place the second Wednesday of each month, from 3-4 p.m., through Dec. 8. This year’s hybrid seminar series will be presented online and in-person at 1306 Elings Hall, 605 Bissell Road, on the Iowa State University campus. Sessions are free and open to the public. Read more about INRC fall water quality research seminar series focuses on new technologies, new tools, emerging concerns

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