Land Use and Biodiversity in an Ag State: Policies and Programs for Habitat and Species Conservation in Iowa
October 4, 2023 - 12:45pm
Panelists will discuss the 30 by 30 Initiative, existing laws, current conservation programs, as well as legal and policy tools available for increasing habitat and protecting biodiversity on privately owned agricultural land across the state....
October 10, 2023 - 5:30pm
Join Kevin Washburn, Dean of the UI College of Law, and Tanya Trujillo (92JD), former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the US Department of the Interior for a fireside chat about important considerations for the future of water in the West....
October 14, 2023 - 12:00pm
Join the Pentacrest Museums in partnership with UI liveWELL and UI Facilities Management for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll dedicate some time once each season to these nature walk & talks for discovery in a program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind....
October 17, 2023 - 1:00pm
Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. The tree talk will begin at 1 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. The walking tour of campus trees will begin after the talk. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave. ...
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recycled and diverted from landfill
powered by clean-diesel technology
to UI students and graduates
research across the UI campus
to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
from local farmers and vendors
Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!