More than half a decade ago, several individuals and agency and organization representatives decided it was time to act upon the belief that conservation and the environment in Iowa needed a more generous and reliable funding source. Representatives of two dozen agencies and organizations, coordinated by the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, worked with several key legislators to draft the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program. The program itself passed the Iowa House and Senate unanimously and, after a little haggling over funding, was signed by Governor Branstad in May 1989.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1992 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Kaufman, Sharon and Buckley, Tom
"REACH-ing for Our Dreams!,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 29
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol29/iss3/4