The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021 program. Eligible communities have fewer than 10,000 residents, existing transportation-related issues, a committee of willing volunteers, and are located within one mile of a state or federal highway.
The "Back to Business Iowa" podcasts include economic insight from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Is public participation possible during a pandemic? Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning program staff decided to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to explore innovative ways to engage the public without compromising the safety of staff, students and community members.
Iowans struggling to deal with the stress from the devastation brought to the state Aug. 10 from a damaging, high-wind derecho can call Iowa Concern for help, 24/7, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Community members in Palo Alto County met up recently for a Virtual Goal Workshop, facilitated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development, to focus on local economic development and COVID-19 transition and recovery.
The exotic emerald ash borer has been detected in Sac County for the first time. EAB larvae were removed from underneath the bark of a tree in rural Schaller.
Student interns and graduate fellows are learning to apply data science skills to solve local community problems. They are participating in Iowa State University's Data Science for the Public Good Young Scholars Program.
Safety is a top consideration when travelers make decisions, from which destination they choose, to the hotels and restaurants they select. Business communication with customers is key, according to Diane Van Wyngarden, tourism specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Goal setting is the latest Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development programming effort to go virtual.
The invasive emerald ash borer has been detected for the first time in Cerro Gordo and Webster counties. This exotic pest that attacks and kills ash tree species has now been confirmed in 73 Iowa counties.