The Erwin “Erv” Klaas $25,000 Challenge

Thanks to your generous support we exceeded Erv’s challenge goal of $25,000!

The Erv Klaas Challenge Has Been Met

Your gifts will help to:

  • Continue to improve pollinator survival in Iowa by identifying Iowa native host plants and conservation practices while implementing plans to combat the detrimental effects of habitat loss, pesticides, and climate change.
  • Continue to monitor water quality on a weekly basis helping us and our partners identify, address, and fix water quality issues in Story County and downstream.
  • Conserve and restore historic properties along the Lincoln Highway National Heritage Byway as we continue to identify those in need of repair and preservation in addition to our work being done to help reverse the trend of declining economies in Iowa’s rural communities.