NAAMLP 2020 Scholarship Available

NAAMLP is a non-profit, professional organization that promotes the reclamation and restoration of lands affected by abandoned mining throughout the nation.  Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) established the national Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).  A …

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Pathfinders – What Do We Do?

What is Pathfinders? Pathfinders helps Iowa’s communities by working with community groups, local governments, small businesses, and individuals. We are flexible with how to assist communities in their projects. Some of the services we offer are listed below:  Fiscal Management Grant Administration Grant Writing Small Business Loans Project Development & Facilitation Where We Work Strategic Planning Where We Work Portfolio …

Pathfinders RC&D Looking for New Historic Hills Byway and Project Coordinator

Pathfinders Resource Conservation and Development’s (RC&D) is accepting applications for a new position opening.  Executive Director Ashley Utt is looking to grow services in their local six county coverage and seeking an individual who is wanting to help the local communities with natural resource conservation, economic and regional development, grant writing and overall community growth, as well as leading and …

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Have You Heard of Green Infrastructure?

Green infrastructure is a cost-effective, resilient approach to managing wet weather impacts that provides many community benefits. While single-purpose gray stormwater infrastructure—conventional piped drainage and water treatment systems—is designed to move urban stormwater away from the built environment, green infrastructure reduces and treats stormwater at its source while delivering environmental, social, and economic benefits.  Why You Should Consider Green Alternatives …