DES MOINES, IOWA (May 15, 2019) — The Iowa Environmental Council has welcomed Ingrid Gronstal Anderson as the organization’s new Water Program Director. Gronstal Anderson joins the Des Moines-based nonprofit from Iowa City, where she most recently worked in environmental compliance at the University of Iowa.

HAMPTON, ILLINOIS (May 9, 2019) — Rock Island County Forest Preserve District is seeking volunteers on May 18, 10AM-12PM, at Illiniwek Forest Preserve to help remove an invasive species known as bush honeysuckle.

If you’re looking for a new birding mode, consider checking out the variety of Birding Trails threading across North America. Most states promote at least one birding trail, and each birding trail features a diversity of birding sites connected by bird-rich drives. Stretching along highways and backroads, birding trails offer birders and eco-tourists grand opportunities to explore diverse habitats near home and in distant places — state by state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 11, 2019) — The EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a rule change to the “Waters of the US” definition that threatens the Clean Water Act.