“Our Land, Our Water, Our People”

Iowa’s Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Commissioners, along with conservation partner agencies, will meet for the annual Conservation Partnership Day held at the Capitol in Des Moines on Tuesday, January 17.

Focusing on “Our Water, Our Land, Our People,” this year’s event will include displays highlighting conservation efforts in each of the nine Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI) regions across the state.  Displays will highlight how funds are used for technical assistance, watershed projects, wetlands, cost share, urban and agricultural conservation practices and more.

Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be visiting with the Commissioners and viewing displays around 10:15am on Tuesday.

The annual event is coordinated through partnership of the Conservation Districts of Iowa and the State Soil Conservation Committee.

The details of the event follow here: 

Who:               Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey

Iowa’s Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners

State Soil Conservation Committee members

Where:           Iowa State Capitol, 1st Floor Rotunda

When:             Tuesday, January 17th, 2017; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Branstad, Reynolds and Northey will visit at approximately 10:15a.m.

What:             An event to champion soil and water conservation in Iowa

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