April 20, 2021

The 2021 Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance Iowa Watershed Awards

Honorees Recognized with the IAWA Iowa Watershed Award

The Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance congratulates the 2021 IAWA Iowa Watershed Award recipients!

Colton Meyer, Environmental Specialist for

the Sioux County Soil and Water

Conservation District, has been named the

2021 Iowa Watershed Coordinator of the Year.

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Four coordinators across Iowa are honored with the Circle of Excellence award. They include:

Miranda Haes,

Lower Skunk River Water Quality and Soil Health Initiative

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John Rathbun,

Clear Creek Watershed

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Hunter Slifka,

Turkey River Headwaters & Chihak Creek

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John Wills,

Iowa Great Lakes Watershed

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In addition Erin Ogle, coordinator for the

Taylor County Water Quality Initiative Project,

is honored with an Impact award as part of

the IAWA Iowa Watershed Award program.

Press Release

Click on the links above to view a video and press release for each individual awardee.

IAWA applauds the work of all watershed coordinators across Iowa for their work during a global pandemic to help meet local community goals while also simultaneously advancing the objectives of the statewide Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

The IAWA Iowa Watershed Awards program was developed in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Conservation Districts of Iowa, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.