Fourmile Creek Watershed

FOURMILE CREEK WATERSHED ABOUT The Fourmile Creek Watershed is 76,600-acres consisting of urban and agriculture communities. It is currently home to over 80,000 people. The watershed’s northernmost reaches begin near

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Mud, Camp, & Spring Creeks

MUD, CAMP, AND SPRING CREEKS WATERSHED ABOUT Mud Camp and Spring Creek Watersheds encompasses 64,511 acres central Iowa. The creeks and their tributaries traverse over 50 miles before entering the

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Walnut Creek Watershed Management Plan

WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PLAN Introduction Rural areas, like residential acreages and crop fields, make up a little over half of the landscape in Polk County. This has drastically changed from the

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Chestnut Lamprey

CHESTNUT LAMPREY STORY While conducting field assessment during the Summer of 2015, a deceased aquatic species was found in an upper tributary of Walnut Creek by Polk SWCD and Dallas

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Don’t Treat It Like Dirt

DONT TREAT IT LIKE DIRT Improving soil health is one of the best ways to increase crop productivity and profitability and help improve the environment. A good measurement of soil

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