Division of Soil Conservation Soil and Water Quality Review, 2009

(2009) Division of Soil Conservation Soil and Water Quality Review, 2009. Agriculture and Land Stewardship


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Special Points of Interest: • The Division of Soil Conservation celebrated its 70th anniversary July 1, 2009. The Iowa Soil Conservation: Laws were enacted in 1939 creating the state soil conservation agency and governing committee and providing for the creation of Iowa’s 100 soil and water conservation districts. • The Mines & Minerals Bureau, through the federal Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program, worked with various watershed groups to again secure an additional $1 million dollars in funding for the construction on projects in Marion, Mahaska and Monroe Counties. • Iowa hosted the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force tour and meeting in September 2009.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Soil Conservation, Water Quality, Agricultural
Subjects: Agriculture and food production
Agriculture and food production > Agricultual statistics
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water quality
ID Code: 9966
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 27 Oct 2010 17:35
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2010 17:35
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/9966