For sites concerned with the natural environment of this state as a whole as well as those for scientific institutions and companies with multiple locations throughout the state, and for links to similar categories at other geographic levels.
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Explores the prairie, pioneer farming, the story of corn, and the future of farming. Located in Waterloo.
Cedar River Festival Group
Watershed nonprofit organization focused on the long-term sustainability of the Cedar River and its tributaries. Headquartered in Cedar Falls.
Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI)
Nonprofit organization devoted to providing educational programs on the conservation of soil, water, and other natural resources. Includes events, links to districts, membership form, employment opportunities and legislative issues. Located in Chariton.
Iowa Academy of Science
Promotes scientific research, science education, public understanding of science, and recognition of excellence in these endeavors. Includes information about membership, publications, events and photographs. Located in Des Moines.
The Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club
Calendar, links to local groups. All programs and outings are open to the public.
Iowa Division of the International Association for Identification
Law enforcement forensic articles on footwear, photography, fingerprints, DNA, and links to other forensic sites. Located in Mason City.
Iowa DNR: REAP
Resource Enhancement and Protection program for the state's natural and cultural resources. Includes events, information about grant applications and previously funded projects.
Iowa Environmental Council
Alliance of organizations and individuals working together to protect Iowa's natural environment. Overview of focus areas, background information, and news.
Iowa Lakes Valuation Project:
Provides information about lakes usage, water quality, and perceptions. Includes alphabetical lists of lakes and counties.
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Dedicated to protect, preserve and enhance the state's natural resources. Includes current projects, a FAQ, membership details, volunteerism, special events, and an outdoor recreation guide. Located in Des Moines.
Iowa Prairie Network
Works to educate the public about prairies and preserve them. Includes calendar of events, action alerts, and FAQ.
Iowa Renewable Energy Association
Nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Iowans about renewable energy. Includes news, educational workshop schedule, events, membership information and office hours. Located in Iowa City.
Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA)
Fosters the development and growth of the state's renewable fuels industry through education, promotion and infrastructure development. FAQs, articles, news items, links, and resources.
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Reconstructing tallgrass prairie and restoring oak savanna on 8,654 acres of the Walnut Creek watershed in Jasper County. Includes history, information about activities and directions.
The SPRING Foundation
This site helps Iowan's keep in touch with their state parks and issues surrounding the state parks.
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