Janet Smith has accepted the position of regional director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serving Louisa, Henry, Des Moines and Lee counties effective June 1, 2016. Smith will provide leadership to county extension councils and oversee delivery of educational programs that align with needs of the region.
Pond owners from Lee and Henry counties enjoyed an evening ouside on June 3rd learning how to care for and maintain a healthy ecosystem for their pond wildlife, fish, and plants. Allen Pattillo, Natural Resource Ecology and Management Extension Program Specialist answered questions and discussed common issues at a local pond in Henry County. Click here to see pictures from the evening.
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.