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Featured Water Leader – Bill Barker on Global Environmental Challenges and the Role of the Land-grant University

I recently visited the Mariposa Grove on the southern edge of Yosemite National Park.  This sacred place holds great significance for all who revere nature.  In 1853, failed gold prospector Galen Clark walked into the highRead More…


Multidisciplinary Think-Tank to Tackle Conservation and Environmental Challenges through Research, Collaboration, and Expansive Systems-level Approaches

The recently established Iowa State University Extension and Outreach group, the Conservation Learning Group or CLG, is a think tank dedicated to addressing conservation and environmental challenges. The group, formed in July 2018, is a collaborationRead More…