Several initiatives are underway including the following:
o Iowa Walking College, Wellmark Healthiest State initiative. Four month program for community health initiatives/best practices in Iowa.
o Iowa Dept. of Cultural Affairs-ArtsLab. Iowa Heartland RC&D awarded grant to participate in 7 month leadership program.
o Several rural health care, agriculture and water quality initiatives currently in development.
o IDALS (Iowa Department Agriculture Land Stewardship)-Local Food Day event in October 2018
o Partnering and collaborating with various wildlands development groups for programs in Iowa.
o Youth education in conservation programs.
o Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation partnership-My Family’s Apple Orchard book program and event.