On June 26th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Prairie Rivers of Iowa will be hosting a conservation field day event at the Hamilton County Kamrar Wildlife Area one mile west of Kamrar, IA at 2704 Lockwood Ave.. Kamrar, IA 50132.  This event is a chance for property owners to learn more about the solutions and assistance needed in regards to the effects that wet weather can have on their land. Representatives from Prairie Rivers of Iowa, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS), the Hamilton County Conservation Board, the Iowa Agricultural Mitigation Bank, Legacy Learning Boone River Valley and Pheasants Forever will be presenting and answering questions. The free event will be held outdoors and will be moved indoors to the Hamilton County Conservation Board Headquarters at Briggs Woods Park in case of bad weather. Be sure to RSVP to Forestry and Land Management Specialist Mike Brandrup @mbrandrup@prrcd.org and stop by!

5:10 PM:  Welcome and Introductions

Prairie Rivers of Iowa — David Andrews

Overview and History of Kamrar Wildlife Area

Mike Brandrup, Land Specialist, Prairie Rivers of IA

5:15 PM :  Learn about Federal Conservation Programs

ACEP, CRP, EQUP, and others

Robert Moser, District Conservationist, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

5:35 PM:  Overview of Iowa Conservation Programs

Shane Wulf, Edge of Field Coordinator, Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship

5:50 PM:  Opportunity from Iowa Agricultural Mitigation

Kim Perlstein, Executive Director

6:00 PM:  Hear from our Conservation Partners

Hamilton County Conservation Board

Hamilton County Pheasants Forever

Legacy Learning Boone River Valley

6:20 PM:  Discussion, questions and wrap up

Followed by a light dinner, visit with experts and your neighbors.