Join us to learn about and view conservation practices including

  • cover crops
  • tile water monitoring
  • riparian buffer
  • prairie pollinator strips
  • saturated buffer
  • rock chute waterway outlet
  • tree planting and maintenance

The field day begins at 4 p.m. with an explanation of practices, followed by tours of the riparian buffer, prairie pollinator strips, saturated buffer, and tile monitoring practices. A free meal begins at 6:30 p.m., when particpants can ask questions of the presenters.

The field day will be at the Ken Fawcett Farms Cold Spring Pond, 459 290th St., West Branch, IA 52358. RSVP by May 29 to or 319-930-2212.

Sponsors include NRCS, National Wildlife Federation, ISU Extension and Outreach, and Land Improvement Contractors Association.
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