A watershed map is a way of matching water quality and flooding problems with solutions on the land. Some problems require changes on just a few acres of beach. Other problems are big enough that the entire state can help!
Ames, Iowa — The Ames, Iowa, not-for-profit Prairie Rivers of Iowa is presenting its Second Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival — Where Conservation Gets Inspired. This unique event takes place...
What’s that green stuff in the water? Here’s a quick rule of thumb for when you should keep out.
Water quality in the South Skunk River is still poor but has gotten better in the last five years. One reason for the improvement is a new disinfection system at the Ames wastewater treatment plant.
During a long period of dry weather like we’ve been having, some rivers are cleaner than usual, some are just as dirty. It depends on which pollutants we’re talking about, and where they’re coming from. Understanding which is which can help us diagnose problems and prioritize solutions.
A endangered rusty patched bumble bee has been found in Ames, Iowa by Prairie Rivers of Iowa Watersheds and Wildlife Coordinator David Stein.
Thank you all for joining us on the newest edition of the Prairie Rivers of Iowa Watersheds and Wildlife Newsletter.
Results from May 2021 water quality monitoring event.
We humans seem to have affection and fascination with the color green—the green of money, the green grass of spring after a long winter, the green of a Christmas tree or the expanse of leaves in a deciduous forest.