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Resources for Watershed Coordinators

If you're the coordinator of a watershed project that's received a Watershed Planning Grant or Watershed Implementation Grant from the DNR, a number of tools, services and resources are available to you.

Additional DNR water quality tools


Meeting recaps
Presentations and other materials from the most recent project coordinator statewide meeting:

DNR Watershed Improvement Program: Changes and New Opportunities
February 2, 3, 4, 2010 via videoconferencing at DNR Field Offices
Printable agenda

What’s different in the DNR Watershed Improvement Program, and how does it affect me?
Facilitators: Allen Bonini, Watershed Improvement Program Supervisor
Steve Hopkins, Watershed Improvement Grants Coordinator

DNR Watershed Management Plan (WMP) Guidebook and WMP Examples
Facilitators: Kyle Ament, Watershed Improvement Project Officer
Rachel Glaza, Watershed Improvement Project Officer

Grant Overview
- Planning Grant RFA Overview
- Watershed Implementation Grant RFA Overview
- Cost and No-cost Extensions Process
Facilitator: Steve Hopkins, Watershed Improvement Grants Coordinator

Stressor Identification Overview 
Facilitator: Jen Kurth, Watershed Improvement Program Natural Resources Biologist

Open Discussion/Questions
Facilitators: Allen Bonini, Watershed Improvement Program Supervisor
Steve Hopkins, Watershed Improvement Grants Coordinator


Assistance from our partners
The Section 319 program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides DNR funding for nonpoint pollution programs. The DNR generally funds local watershed projects in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship - Division of Soil Conservation and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.


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