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Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers was created by farmers in 2004 with the mission of working with farmers to advocate and help implement on-farm best-management practices that assist Iowa’s farm families in raising livestock responsibly and successfully.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers- Saylorville Lake

Saylorville Lake is located on the Des Moines River in central Iowa, just north of the city of Des Moines. In addition to providing flood control, this 26,000 acre project fulfills a truly multipurpose role. The reservoir provides a minimum downstream river flow for water supply and water quality during drought periods. Park Rangers actively manage the natural resources, conserving river, woodland, wetland, and prairie habitats. Saylorville staff, volunteers and contractors take pride in offering quality outdoor recreation including camping, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, wildlife watching and more.

Allendan Seed Company

Allendan Seed Company grows prairie grasses and wildflowers for seed production. 3,000 acres are dedicated to growing over 200 different native species. These plants are grown in our greenhouses and plugged into raised beds with plastic mulch with an extensive drip irrigation system. Allendan is located 30 miles southwest of Des Moines, Iowa in rural Madison County.

Drake University Law School

Drake's rich tradition as one of the 25 oldest law schools in the country is complemented by modern facilities and an innovative curriculum that prepares you for practice. Drake Law School trains students for a wide variety of legal careers that have taken them across the country and around the world. Drake's location in Des Moines -- the capital's only law school -- offers you a competitive edge when seeking internships and clerkships. Just one of the many highlights of Drake Law School. Our diverse student body comes from all over the nation, bringing a variety of perspectives, talents and attributes.

Midwest Groundcovers LLC

Midwest Groundcovers LLC is an industry leader in the propagation, growing, and wholesale distribution of quality container nursery stock. The company operates over 300 acres of state-of-the-art nursery production facilities at five locations in St. Charles, Illinois, Virgil, Illinois, and Glenn, Michigan. Each year, these facilities produce millions of containerized plants including more than 100 different ground cover varieties; over 250 species of Local Eco-Type Native Plants identified as Natural Garden Natives™, in addition to 140 regional Midwest native species of which some are naturally occurring selections; more than 500 varieties of perennials and ornamental grasses; and over 170 varieties of deciduous shrubs, native shrubs, broadleaf evergreens, hardy shrub roses, conifers, and vines.

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