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City Nature Challenge

City Nature Challenge

May 1, 2022 - 12:01am

For the first time ever, the University of Iowa is joining 400+ cities around the world to document nature as part of the City Nature Challenge! You can contribute to citizen science during this global biodiversity challenge no matter where you are in Iowa City! Observations collected during this period are used for monitoring biodiversity and ecological research....

City Nature Challenge

City Nature Challenge

May 2, 2022 - 12:01am

For the first time ever, the University of Iowa is joining 400+ cities around the world to document nature as part of the City Nature Challenge! You can contribute to citizen science during this global biodiversity challenge no matter where you are in Iowa City! Observations collected during this period are used for monitoring biodiversity and ecological research....

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Jackson County Showcase

May 5, 2022 - 3:00pm

Nearly 200 University of Iowa students have been working with Eastern Iowa officials and residents to complete 36 local projects. Join us at various locations in downtown Maquoketa for presentations by student teams and conclude the afternoon with a special reception at the Maquoketa Brewery for socializing and a short program....

TREE TOURS: Nature Walk & Talks

TREE TOURS: Nature Walk & Talks

May 20, 2022 - 12:00pm

Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind....