Stay up to date with information on the emerald ash borer, an exotic insect pest from Asia. A cooperative state and federal effort has developed the "Iowa Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan". Check out this and other information about this pest that threatens Iowa's forests at ISU Extension and Outreach's EAB site.
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Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.
Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.