Wonders of Iowa Wetlands - May 2021

This webinar, which aired May 25, 2021, 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. Presenters Kay Stefanik, INRC Assistant Director, and Adam Janke, wildlife specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and an assistant professor of natural resource ecology and management. They introduce the series and review types of wetlands found in Iowa, their functions and ecology, and the beneficial goods and services they can provide.

Nitrate Removal in a Saturated Riparian Buffer

Learn more about nitrate removal in a saturated riparian buffer from Dr. Tom Isenhart, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, one of the developers of this emerging conservation technology.

Iowa Nutrient Research Center 2020 Update
INRC Research Seminar Series - April 2021: Advancing Hydrologic and Water Quality Mitigation in Contemporary Watersheds - Lessons Learned through Application of the Experimental Watershed Approach

Jason Hubbart, professor of physical hydrology and water quality in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, serves as the director of the West Virginia University Institute of Water Security and Science. 

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INRC Research Seminar Series - March 2021: Watershed modeling to inform agricultural management in western Lake Erie

Presenter: Margaret Kalcic, assistant professor, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Ohio State University. Kalcic researches watershed hydrology with a focus on water quality and agricultural conservation. 

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INRC Research Seminar Series - February 2021: Evaluation of Best Management Practices to Reduce Nitrate Loads Based on Watershed Characteristics, Baseflow Index and Groundwater Age

Presenter: Aaron Mittelstet, assistant professor of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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INRC Research Seminar Series - January 2021: Reducing Nutrient Losses for Arkansas Agriculture - Results from Arkansas Discovery Farms

Presenter: Mike Daniels, Extension Professor for Soil and Water Conservation with the Crops, Soils and Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Arkansas. 

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INRC Fall Seminar Series - September 2020

Presenter: Grace Wilkinson, assistant professor, Iowa State University 

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Conservation Station On The Edge Demonstration

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. 

CREP Wetlands with Dr. William Crumpton

Dr. William Crumpton explores a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program wetland and discusses the role they play in nutrient reduction. A conversation with INRC Director Matt Helmers, for a Conservation Learning Lab project led by the Iowa Learning Farms. More