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Cedar River Watershed Coalition

We’re All In This Together

The purpose of the Cedar River Watershed Coalition is to facilitate cooperation within the watershed and to organize and advocate for land practices and policies (federal, state, and local) that will reduce future flood damage and improve water quality. 

Cedar River Watershed map

This website provides information about the Cedar River Watershed. Visit the links above to learn more about the watershed, upcoming events, and what you can do to improve water quality and reduce runoff in the watershed.

The Cedar River Watershed Coalition is co-chaired by:

  • Rob Hogg, State Senator
  • Vern Fish, Black Hawk County

If you would like to receive our monthly e-newsletter, send an email to marybeth.stevenson@dnr.iowa.gov.

Save the Date – Cedar River Watershed Coalition Meeting, Spring 2016 

The date of the next Cedar River Watershed Coalition meeting is Friday, March 9th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The meeting details are currently in development and will be announced in the new year.

Upcoming Events

Women and the Land

On Saturday, January 6th from 1:00 to 3:30pm, Clear Lake Public Library will be hosting five amazing women who are a part of the recently published “Women and the Land.” The book features more than twenty five women who are impacting farmland in Iowa in their own unique, feminine way. Author Barbara Hall and Photographer Kathryn Gamble will discuss their creation of the book. Wendy Johnson, Jan Libbey, and Sarah Willis, three women who are featured in “Women and the Land,” will share personal stories of their work with the land and what that means to them. CLEAR Project is providing appetizers with a focus on locally grown, clean food. Clear Lake Local Food Committee is donating local popcorn with honey butter and carrots with dip. The program is free and open to the public. Please register at the library or call 357-6133 by 5:00pm on December 30th.

 

 

Header photo credit: Matt Fisher

 

Last modified on December 11th, 2017
Posted on April 29th, 2014