Plenary Sessions

 

Iowa River photo from Iowa Water Center

Plenary Sessions were led by Rick Cruse of the Iowa Water Center.

We salute Rick for his excellent and quick work in absorbing, condensing, and presenting back to the group the information that was generated in Continuous Living Cover Sessions and Watershed Sites Sessions.

 

 

 

Iowa River, IA
from the Iowa Water Center
Iowa State University

 

 

First Plenary Session (PDF, 1.2 Mb)

 

Second Plenary Session (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

 

 

Watershed Sites Sessions

 

Map of 5 Watersheds in MN, WI, IA, and IL
(PDF, 594 kb)

prepared by Grace Wilson, Green Lands Blue Waters

Complete Set of Watershed Site Reports
(PDF, 3.1 Mb)

 

BooneRiver eileenbader
Boone River, IA
Eileen Bader, The Nature Conservancy

 

Boone River

 

Boone River, IA Report
(PDF, 525 kb)

prepared by Eileen Bader, The Nature Conservancy

Boone River Presentation
(PDF, 2.1 Mb)

Eileen Bader, The Nature Conservancy

 

 

Lake Decatur watershed stevejohn
Lake Decatur Watershed
Steve John, Agricultural Watersheds Institute

 

Upper Sangamon River

 

Upper Sangamon River Report
(PDF, 193 kb)

prepared by Steve John, Agricultural Watersheds Institute

Upper Sangamon River Presentation
(PDF, 3.2 Mb)

Steve John, Agricultural Watershed Institute

 

 

cedar river map
Upper Cedar River, IA map
Iowa-Cedar Watershed Interagency Coordination Team

 

Upper Cedar River

 

Upper Cedar River Report
(PDF, 408 kb)

prepared by Mary Beth Stevenson, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Upper Cedar River Presentation
(PDF, 1.6 Mb)

Mary Beth Stevenson, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

blue earth map
Greater Blue Earth Watershed map
Linda Meschke, Rural Advantage

Greater Blue Earth Watershed

 

Greater Blue Earth River Watershed Report
(PDF, 901 kb)

prepared by Linda Meschke, Rural Advantage

 

 

 

Chippewa watershed map
Chippewa Watershed Map
from Kylene Olson
Chippewa River Watershed Project

 

Southwest Wisconsin & Chippewa Watershed, MN

 

Southwest Wisconsin Report
(PDF, 420 kb)

prepared by Angie Wright, Executive Director of Southwest Badger Resource Conservation & Development Council

Chippewa River Report
(PDF, 221 kb)

prepared by Kylene Olson, Chippewa River Watershed Project

Southwest Wisconsin Presentation
(PDF, 1.77 Mb)

Angie Wright, Southwest Badger Resource Conservation & Development Council

Chippewa / Southwest Wisconsin Presentation
(PDF, 4.36 Mb)

Angie Wright, Southwest Badger Resource Conservation & Development Council
Kylene Olson, Chippewa River Watershed Project

 

 

Continuous Living Cover Sessions

 

Complete set of Continuous Living Cover Working Groups Reports
(PDF, 798 kb)

 

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alley cropping;
photo from presentation

 

Agroforestry

 

Agroforestry Working Group Report
(PDF, 159 kb)

prepared by Jeri Neal of Iowa State University, Michele Schoeneberger of US Forest Service - National Agroforestry Center, and Diomy Zamora of University of Minnesota

Agroforestry Presentation
(PDF, 492 kb)

Diomy Zamora, University of Minnesota Extension
Michele Schoeneberger, US Forest Service - National Agroforestry Center
Jeri Neal, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University

 

 

perennial biomass crops steve john
Perennial Biomass Crops
from Steve John
Agricultural Watersheds Institute

Biomass

Biomass Working Group Report
(PDF, 139 kb)

prepared by Grace Wilson, Green Lands Blue Waters

Biomass Session Agenda & Summary
(PDF, 117 kb)

prepared by Emily Heaton of Iowa State University and Carol Williams of University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

 

 

radish in corn stevejohn

radishes in corn
from Steve John
Agricultural Watershed Institute

 

Cover Crops

 

Cover Crops Working Group Report
(PDF, 99 kb)

prepared by Dale Mutch of Michigan State University and Tom Kaspar of USDA-ARS

Cover Crops Presentation
(PDF, 1.5 Mb)

Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS
Dale Mutch, Michigan State University Extension

 

 

 

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Lush, multi-species pasture
from Laura Paine
Wisconsin DATCP

Perennial Forages

 

Perennial Forages Working Group Report
(PDF, 140 kb)

prepared by Grace Wilson, Green Lands Blue Waters

 

 

 

intermed wheatgrass harvest web TLI
intermediate wheatgrass harvest
The Land Institute

Perennial Grains

 

Perennial Grains Working Group Report
(PDF, 104 kb)

prepared by Tim Crews of The Land Institute

Perennial Grains
(PDF, 2.2 Mb)

prepared by Tim Crews of The Land Institute

 

 

 

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