Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society


  • JANUARY 26:  RAGBRAI XLVII Route Announcement Party
  • FEBRUARY 19:  Board Conference Call
  • FEBRUARY 28 – APRIL 1: Area Food Drives, click here for details
  • APRIL 8: Iowa Envirothon, (Iowa Chapter SWCS sponsors this environmental education competition for high school students)
  • APRIL 15:  Soil and Water Conservation Society founder Hugh Hammond Bennett’s Birthday!
  • JUNE 6:  Registration for Iowa Chapter SWCS Summer Meeting Due, click here for details
  • JUNE: Annual member/potential member event
  • JUNE 14: Iowa Chapter SWCS Summer Meeting, Southwest Iowa, click here for details
  • JUNE 30: Iowa Chapter SWCS Scholarship Applications Due
  • JULY 21-27: RAGBRAI XLVII (Iowa Chapter SWCS provides water and bananas, and promotes conservation with partners during RAGBRAI)
  • JULY 28 – 31: 74th SWCS International Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA
  • AUGUST 1: Friend of Conservation Award Nominations Due
  • AUG/SEPT/OCT:  Registration for Iowa Chapter SWCS Annual Meeting Due
  • SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER:  Iowa Chapter SWCS Annual Meeting, Central Iowa


  • BOARD MEETINGS:  Face-to-face board meeting in December (first board meeting after Annual Meeting), then conference calls tentatively scheduled for the third Tuesday in February, April, June, and August
  • SUMMER MEETING:  Held in June, rotates through Areas (NW, SW, Central, SE, NE — will be in SW in 2019)
  • ANNUAL MEETING:  Held in September/October in the Central Area
  • CHAPTER NEWSLETTERS:  Quarterly (February, May, August, November)