Sign the Fund The Trust Petition

In 2010, 63% of Iowans voted for a constitutional amendment to create the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, a permanent and protected funding source dedicated to clean water, productive agricultural soils, thriving wildlife habitats and healthy outdoor recreation opportunities. Recent polling shows that 69% of Iowa voters approve of raising the sales tax[…]

Resources for Small Businesses

Things are changing quickly and you may not know where to look for resources to assist with business decisions and helping your employees. Here is a shortlist of current resources. We will continue to update as we learn more. Iowa Economic Development Outdoor Industry Association COVID-19 Resources Business Resources Iowa Small Business Development Association […]

March 12 ‘ Invest in Iowa Trails’ Rally at the Capitol Calls for Sustained Investment into Iowa Trails

Details: WHAT: “Invest in Iowa’s Trails” RallyWHEN: Thursday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. CDTWHERE: North Side of the Capitol Building (1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines)WHO: Transportation, trail, conservation, economic development, and public health experts, and business leaders. Speakers include: Andrea Boulton, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Brandi Horton, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Jessica O’Riley, Iowa Economic Development Authority[…]

Governor Reynolds Holds Forums on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has proposed a plan and budget to fund the Iowa Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust. (Read more about the Governor’s plan) To support this proposal, the Governor is traveling to the areas of the state to talk with Iowans about the proposal. The following is a schedule of the meetings:[…]