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Iowa's natural resources plates include the state bird and flower, pheasant, eagle, buck and a Brook trout. Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle.
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Experience Iowa's natural beauty and all the fun our state parks offer. Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites, shelters and lodges.
Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle.
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Document Search Web Application which is a web interface connecting to OpenText. The search interface allows easy searches by a variety of meta data such as program, city, county, or facility name.
Solid Waste EMS program is a voluntary alternative to Iowa’s Comprehensive Planning program. More information can be found on the Iowa’s Solid Waste EMS program webpage.
After applying to the program, and being designated an EMS by the Environmental Protection Commission, program participants are coached in the ten “Elements” of Iowa’s Solid Waste EMS. This web page contains training information and example documents from that training. Along the right side of the page the Electronic Document Retrieval system may be utilized to review EMS participant reports and EMS Audit reports along with other program information.
Greenhouse Gas Tracking Software & Information
Annual Reports & External Audit Reports - see electronic document retrieval instructions on the right sidebar
DNR ContactLaurie Rasmus515-474-4921Laurie.Rasmus@dnr.iowa.gov
Solid Waste EMS Overview
Gap Analysis Training Presentation
Environmental Policy Statement Training Video
There are two methods of determining Activities, Aspects & Impacts that are significant.
Objectives and Targets Training Resources
Action Plan Training Video
Training Presentation - Roles
Participant Example -
Promotional & Awareness Materials
Monitoring and Measurement Training
Training Presentation & Resources
Re-evaluation and Modification Training Video
EMS Annual Report FormEMS Annual Report Form
Objective / Target Section Template for Annual Report
EMS participants may request financial assistance by timely submitting both a pre-proposal and grant application. Participants may apply in both the non-competitive Round 1 in the fall and the competitive Round 2 in the spring. For consideration, DNR must receive submissions by 4:00 PM on the due date.
Round 1 Due Dates
Pre-proposal: September 15Application: November 1
Round 2 Due Dates
Pre-proposal: February 15Application: April 1
Additional documents to be submitted with applications:
Minority Impact Statement