|Location||City, Country & Regions||Location Type|
|Countries:||United States of America|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
|Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)|
Includes tags from the project and its locations.
Soil Erosion and Health
Communications & outreach
Research & analysis
|Start & End Dates:||Jan. 2014 » Dec. 2016|
The Miller Creek Water Quality Improvement Project, led by Black Hawk SWCD, targets both the Miller Creek watershed (HUC-12 070802050905) and the Headwaters Miller Creek watershed (HUC-12 070802050904), two of Black Hawk County's most intensely farmed watersheds. Taken together, these watersheds represent over 66 square miles or 42,000 acres in south-central Black Hawk and north-eastern Tama Counties. Through the course of the three-year project, which began in January 201...
Project ResultsThrough outreach and education, evaluation, and cost-share opportunities, producers and landowners in the Miller Creek Watershed will acquire a better understanding of approved practices contained in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. Stakeholders outside of the designated watershed will have the opportunity to take advantage of our outreach efforts to gain an understanding of the water quality issues in Miller Creek, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Developers: Pacific Institute
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