Welcome to the Squaw Creek Watershed Cost share program

Sign up today for incentive payments!

About Us

The Squaw Creek Watershed stretches through parts of Hamilton, Boone, and Story Counties in Iowa!

How to get Involved

Prairie Rivers of Iowa offers incentive payments for conservation practices through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Our team will do the paperwork for you -- you just have to sign on the dotted line and receive your payment in the mail

Cover Crops

Cost-share for cover crop users in the Squaw Creek Watershed is $25/acre. There are many plant selections and seeding options - our team is here to help you through every step of the way. 


Cost-share for strip-till or no-till in the Squaw Creek Watershed is $10/acre. This program offers continued payment even after the first year of using the practice - our team is here to help you throughout the process. 

Are you in the squaw Creek watershed and interested in signing up? call us today!

Contact Us

 Call or email us today to inquire about this program! 

Prairie Rivers of Iowa

2335 230th St, Ames, Iowa 50014, United States



Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed