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Welcome to Meskwaki Natural Resource’s In The News page.  Here you’ll find the latest posts about upcoming events, news, educational resources and more.   Seeking to preserve, conserve and restore the natural resources of the Tribe, check back often to find out the latest info from around the Settlement!

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Basic Weather Spotter Training on Friday

Basic Weather Spotter Training on Friday

Join us on Friday, June 7th from 8:30 am - 10:00 am in the MBCH Convention Center Break Out Room ...
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Iowa River Flood Status

Iowa River Flood Status

Attention - Please read the following information regarding the Iowa River here on the Settlement. The Iowa River is expected ...
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Summer Equinox Festival

Summer Equinox Festival

Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth Gardens for our Summer Equinox Festival ...
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Garden Tilling For Elders

Garden Tilling For Elders

Attention Seniors: From May 7th - May 18th Meskwaki Food Sovereignty will till your garden for FREE! This is a ...
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Photos: Earth Day Celebration

Photos: Earth Day Celebration

On Monday, April 29 Meskwaki Natural Resources hosted an Earth Day Celebration at the Meskwaki Tribal Gym. CLICK HERE TO ...
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Reminder: Meskwaki Earth Day & Roadside Clean Up on Monday!

Reminder: Meskwaki Earth Day & Roadside Clean Up on Monday!

Don't forget MNR will be hosting Meskwaki Earth Day Celebration and a Roadside Clean Up on Monday, April 29th! The ...
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Earth Day Activities Postponed

Earth Day Activities Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the previously scheduled Earth Day Activities that were to take place on Monday, April 22nd have ...
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A note from Meskwaki Natural Resources

A note from Meskwaki Natural Resources

Buffalo Herd and Refuge Update Buffalo Wildlife Herd The Tribe currently has 47 buffalo and they have approximately 200 acres ...
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Video: Handmade Tree Tap Tutorial

Video: Handmade Tree Tap Tutorial

Meskwaki Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Local Foods Coordinator Shelley Buffalo shares a simple method for constructing a wooden tree tap ...
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Prescribed Fire Notice for April 15-16

Prescribed Fire Notice for April 15-16

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be collaborating with the BIA to conduct prescribed burns around the settlement. These burns will be ...
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Earth Day Road Side Clean Up for Tribal Ops & the Community

Earth Day Road Side Clean Up for Tribal Ops & the Community

Where: Meet at the Tribal Gym Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Date: April 22, 2019 Everyone that is going ...
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Controlled Burns

Controlled Burns

MNR will be conducting controlled burns with the assistance of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Sunday March 31st through Tuesday ...
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Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

“ Reminder to the community that the flooding conditions could change very rapidly with little warning. It is very difficult ...
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IOWA RIVER AND FLASH FLOOD WARNING INFORMATION FOR THE MESKWAKI NATION:

IOWA RIVER AND FLASH FLOOD WARNING INFORMATION FOR THE MESKWAKI NATION:

Rain and snow melt has caused rapid flash flooding across the Settlement and the State. The Iowa River has risen ...
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PSA: Flood-Watch and Preparedness

PSA: Flood-Watch and Preparedness

Meskwaki Settlement under a Flood Watch today (03/13/19) and tomorrow (03/14/19) until 7:00 PM. Public Service Announcement from Meskwaki Tribal ...
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Free Rabies and Mange Clinic

Free Rabies and Mange Clinic

Please join Meskwaki Natural Resources and the Iowa State Veterinary Public Health Club on Saturday, April 6th from 10:00 am ...
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Spring Equinox Community Meal Planned

Spring Equinox Community Meal Planned

Join Meskwaki Food Sovereignty for our upcoming Spring Equinox Community Meal taking place Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 pm at ...
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MNR Wildland Firefighter Meeting

MNR Wildland Firefighter Meeting

MNR is hosting a meeting to discuss how to become a certified wildland firefighter. In this meeting, we will discuss ...
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Special Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution

Special Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having a  Buffalo Meat Distribution on Wednesday, December 12th. Remember to save the date. Special ...
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Postponed: Buffalo Meat Distribution

Postponed: Buffalo Meat Distribution

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this distribution has been moved to Monday, November 26th from 9:00-10:00 am and 5:00-6:00 pm at ...
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MNR Distributes Extra Buffalo Meat Today

MNR Distributes Extra Buffalo Meat Today

MNR will be at the Tribal Center at 11:00 am today to distribute the extra buffalo meat from yesterday's traditional ...
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MNR Tree ID Walk

MNR Tree ID Walk

Tuesday, October 16th the MNR staff will be hosting a tree identification walk along the trail from the Tribal Center ...
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Meskwaki Round Basket Class

Meskwaki Round Basket Class

MNR will be hosting their first Meskwaki Round Basket Class. This is a beginners class and will be limited to ...
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Thursday, Sept 27th - MNR Water Surface Meeting

Thursday, Sept 27th – MNR Water Surface Meeting

Thursday, Sept 27th - MNR Water Surface Meeting, Date: Thursday, September 27th Time: 6:00 pm Location: Tribal Chambers Come talk ...
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MNR Receives Grant

MNR Receives Grant

Press Release For Immediate Distribution: Meskwaki Nation, Tama, Iowa MESKWAKI DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AWARDED PUBLIC SAFETY GRANT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ...
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