Vote From Home in 2020

Cast your ballot from home in 2020 To prevent the spread of #COVID19 the safest way for you to be a voter is to cast your ballot from home. Included below is information on how to request, complete, and return an absentee ballot to ensure that your voice is heard. Get more information on voting[…]

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute publishes Consumer Reports on bike helmets

The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute has published a Consumer Reports list of helmets tested. CR now rates helmets by Bell, Bern, Bontrager, Cannondale, Coros, Garneau, Giant, Giro, Kali, Livall, Mongoose, Morpher, Nutcase, Overade, Pro-Tec, Raskullz, Razor, Schwinn, Shred, Specialized, Triple Eight, Uvex, Wipeout, Woom and Zefal. Scores The highest overall scores are for the Giro Register[…]

Sign the Fund The Trust Petition

In 2010, 63% of Iowans voted for a constitutional amendment to create the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, a permanent and protected funding source dedicated to clean water, productive agricultural soils, thriving wildlife habitats and healthy outdoor recreation opportunities. Recent polling shows that 69% of Iowa voters approve of raising the sales tax[…]

March 12 ‘ Invest in Iowa Trails’ Rally at the Capitol Calls for Sustained Investment into Iowa Trails

Details: WHAT: “Invest in Iowa’s Trails” RallyWHEN: Thursday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. CDTWHERE: North Side of the Capitol Building (1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines)WHO: Transportation, trail, conservation, economic development, and public health experts, and business leaders. Speakers include: Andrea Boulton, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Brandi Horton, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Jessica O’Riley, Iowa Economic Development Authority[…]