Resources

Resources are listed by topic and consist of other organizations that serve our communities across rural Iowa. Most governmental entities are listed by subject matter. Check back often as we’re frequently adding to our lists! If you feel your organization should be listed, please contact us.

Arts & Culture
Centre for Arts & Artists centreforartsandartists.com
Catch Des Moines www.catchdesmoines.com
Indianola Concert Association indianolaconcertassociation.org
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs culturalaffairs.org
Iowa Arts Council iowaartscouncil.org
Fine Arts Council fineartscouncil.uiowa.ed
Winterset Art Center wintersetartcenter.org
Community Development
[Currently Under Development]
Conservation
Conservation for Small Scale Landowners (Madison) Madison County Conservation Guide
Conservation for Small Scale Landowners (Warren)  Warren County Conservation Guide
Local Foods/Farmers Markets
Eat Greater Des Moines eatgreaterdesmoines.org
Farm Crawl farmcrawl.com
Local Harvest  localharvest.org
Forestry
IA Department of Natural Resources iowadnr.gov
Government Agencies
[Currently Under Development]
History/Historic Preservation/Museums
Carlisle Area Historical Society cahs.webs.com
Colfax Historical Society colfaxmainstreet.com
Iowa Jewish Historical Society jewishdesmoines.org
Madison County Historical Preservation Commission madisoncountyhistory.com
Madison County Historical Society madisoncountyhistoricalsociety.com
Marion County Historical Society marioncountyhistory.org
National Balloon Museum nationalballoonmuseum.com
National Sprint Car Museum sprintcarhof.com
Pella Historical Village & Vermeer Mill pellatuliptime.com
State Historical Society of Iowa iowahistory.org
Warren County Historical Society warrencountyhistory.org
Resource Conservation & Development Organizations (RC&D’s)
Iowa Lakes RC&D iowalakesrcd.org
Iowa League of RC&D iowaleaguercd.org
National Association of RC&D Councils nardcdc.org
Trails
Bike Iowa bikeiowa.com
Iowa Bicycle Coalition iowabicyclecoalition.org
Iowa Horse Council iowahorsecouncil.org
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation inhf.org
National Park Foundation nationalparks.org
National Park Service nps.gov
Water Quality
[Currently Under Development]