Our Mission

The mission of the Iowa Lakes RC&D is to address the natural and human resources to advance economic and social betterment of Northwest Iowa. The RC&D program will help local people obtain and coordinate technical and financial assistance as needed from a variety of of private, public, and governmental sources. 

What We Do

RC&D assist communities and individuals in an eight county area of Northwest Iowa. The Iowa Lakes RC&D Council provides a way for local people to plan and implement projects that will make their communities better places to live. We are part of the Iowa League of RC&Ds, which represents all of the Iowa RC&D councils.

Buena Vista    Clay    Dickinson    Emmet    O’Brien    Osceola    Palo Alto   Sac

The vision of the Iowa Lakes RC&D is to assist and partner with individuals and rural communities to help increase viability, enhance the quality of life, and protect the environment.

About Us

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