Entries by Jackie Stolze

Tour of the Soap Creek Watershed

By Jackie Stolze In far southeast Iowa, a group of farmers and landowners is leading the state in flood mitigation efforts. The Iowa Flood Center and local partners organized a tour of the Soap Creek Watershed on Sept. 12 that attracted more than 75 people from around the state. The tour took participants on a […]

IFC Helps Bring $96.9M HUD Grant to Iowa

The Iowa Flood Center was instrumental in bringing a new $96.9M grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to Iowa for a statewide watershed improvement program, the Iowa Watersheds Approach (IWA). The IWA will address issues associated with the devastating and dangerous floods Iowa communities experience year after year. Through strong partnerships […]