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Dry Run Creek

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1 Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center hosts Earth Week events
Grove--Meg (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:53, p.04
4/24/2023 Last week, UNI's Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) hosted multiple events to celebrate Earth Week. The events included a disc golf activity, Campus Cleanup, and free bike rentals; photos.
2 RRTTC to host wetland clean-up
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) met in the northern Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) parking lot to clean up the ponds north of the WRC. This was in an effort to clean up trash from the local wetlands before winter arrives. This event has been going on for 14 years now and is one way for give back to the planet.
3 Celebrating earth week
Hinz--Taylor (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.4
4/23/2015 In celebration of earth week, UNI students, staff, and other volunteers cleaned up dry run creek.
4 Students help create natural tread trail
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.1
10/16/2012 Work continues with the Campus Trails Project at Dry Run Creek. Professors and students discuss benefits of creating second trail; photo.
5 UNI to host creek cleanup
Public Relations News Release 2011:39, p.1
9/16/2011 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center will host a cleanup for Dry Run Creek.
6 UNI receives Environmental Excellence Award
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:60, p.2
7/22/2011 UNI has taken an active role in practicing sustainable stewardship of our primarily urban campus. Controlled drainage of Dry Run Creek, the installation of rain gardens, and the introduction of native plant species are helpful; photo.
7 UNI receives Governor's Environmental Excellence Award
Public Relations News Release 2011:5, p.1
7/7/2011 The Governor's Environmental Excellence Award for their work with Dry Run Creek and runoff water on campus.
8 College Hill Partnership seeking nominations
Makinster--Jordan Michael (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.2
8/31/2010 Naming of the Dry Run Creek Plaza after someone with significant contributions to the College Hill area or historical significance to the area is the goal to the Partnership group.
9 Invertebrate zoology students to visit UNI's Dry Run Creek on April 22
Public Relations News Release 2009:409, p.1
4/16/2010 Students will measure various physical and chemical parameters of Dry Run Creek, including flow, discharge, dissolved oxygen and nitrate and pH levels; the students will compare surface water in the stream to groundwater in a nearby well.
10 UNI to celebrate Earth Week
Public Relations News Release 2009:404, p.1
4/15/2010 Earth Week is a campus-wide event, which aims to involve the campus sommunity in environmental action and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day activities are listed.
11 UNI trail system offers escape to natural areas
Public Relations News Release 2008:251, p.1
12/2/2008 Hikers can escape from an urban or campus setting into woods that are full of deer and some 60 native species of birds on the South Campus Trail. The nearly four-mile trail system runs around the middle branch of Dry Run Creek watershed.
12 UNI works to restore Dry Run Creek at north end of campus
Public Relations News Release 2008:213, p.1
11/12/2008 We're converting this creek section back to a more natural state, which will improve water quality, increase the creek's holding capacity, and increase its biological function, making it safer, more aesthetically pleasing and natural, said Paul Meyerman.
13 UNI hosts lecture on Dry Run Creek Watershed Management Project, Oct. 27
Public Relations News Release 2008:162, p.1
10/21/2008 Rebecca Kauten, UNI alumna and urban coordinator in the Watershed Assessment and Monitoring Section of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will speak on "Water Quality in the Built Environment: Examples from a Local Watershed Project."
14 Rundown College Hill will begin revitalization in June
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 102:44, p.1
3/10/2006 First round of work will focus on 23rd Street and Dry Run Creek area; then will turn to College Street; hope to have work completed by fall 2007.
15 Franzen provides UNI, residents with fishing fun
Northern Iowan 86:63, p.6
7/13/1990 Would like to see Dry Run Creek stocked with trout.
16 Creek clean-up a success
Northern Iowan 86:54, p.2
4/20/1990 150 people pull ten tons of junk from Dry Run Creek.
17 UNI, Cedar Falls begin Dry Run Creek clean-up efforts
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:50, p.4
4/6/1990 Several organizations will haul trash.
18 University of Northern Iowa and community to clean up Dry Run Creek Saturday (April 7)
Public Relations News Release 1989:529, p.1
4/4/1990 Members of the Conservation Club, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, the Sierra Club, and the Isaac Walton League of America volunteer to clear the banks of Dry Run Creek of trash. The cleanup effort is a joint operation between UNI and area businesses.
19 Earth Day brings awareness to campus, community
Struck--Chad A.
Northern Iowan 86:48, p.1
3/30/1990 Twentieth anniversary of first Earth Day; descriptions of activities scheduled.
20 New leakage raises questions
Northern Iowan 86:45, p.4
3/13/1990 Attempting to trace leak into Dry Run Creek.
21 UNI outlines plan to clean up creek
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:4, p.1
9/15/1989 Vice President Conner presents plan for Dry Run Creek.
22 CF residents battle UNI; in the wake of another fish kill
Inouye--Robert M. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 86:1, p.1
9/1/1989 Fish kill in Dry Run Creek; local citizens blame UNI; photo.
23 UNI crews trying to locate source of oil leak
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:49, p.1
4/1/1988 Small leak of unknown origin near Power Plant shows up in Dry Run Creek.
24 Curris discusses Regents seat, financial aid, boiler
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:41, p.3
2/26/1988 Does not favor a student seat on the Board of Regents; believes tuition is too high; supports higher faculty salaries; opposes so-called "dead week".
25 Winter wonderland..
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:36, p.1
2/9/1988 Snow bank along Dry Run Creek; photo.
26 War waged on Dry Run Creek
Mielke--Kurt L
Northern Iowan 78:14, p.4
10/23/1981 Leland Thomson discusses plans for Dry Run Creek.
27 Dry Run runs wet
Northern Iowan 76:44, p.13
3/18/1980 Dry Run Creek begins to resemble the Mississippi; photo.
28 Instant spring
Northern Iowan 76:44, p.12
3/18/1980 Dry Run Creek near the Towers was a tranquil stream on Friday afternoon; photo.
29 New shopping center may be built near UNI
Northern Iowan 76:39, p.3
2/29/1980 A shopping center and apartment buildings may be constructed south of University and west of Hudson Road; adjacent landowners fear increased flood threat.
30 A good example?
Northern Iowan 75:39, p.2
2/27/1979 Student says that UNI killed off the population of a stream south of campus.
31 NI headline editorializing
Potter--Victor C. (Physical Plant Staff)
Northern Iowan 74:5, p.3
9/16/1977 Quarrels with choice of words in headline about coal pile run-off into Dry Run Creek.
32 Dry Run pollution: UNI is found guilty
Vorman--Julie A. (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:4, p.1
9/13/1977 Old drain tile runs polluted water to creek; UNI takes corrective action.
33 UNI accused of polluting stream
Northern Iowan 74:3, p.1
9/9/1977 Tests are being conducted as to the nature and origin of the orange-colored sludge is in Dry Run Creek; photo.
34 Kids, water don't mix
Northern Iowan 72:49, p.2
4/6/1976 The Northern Iowan staff reminds parents to keep children away from swollen streams and creeks.
35 Environmental course offered
Northern Iowan 71:21, p.5
11/12/1974 Team of faculty will teach course focussing on Dry Run Creek.
36 Frosh women hike Tuesday
College Eye 31:28, p.3
4/19/1940 Will have picnic at Dry Run Creek.
37 Campusmacks
College Eye 29:33, p.2
5/20/1938 Paid advertisement by Mack's containing news from the TC campus.
38 The bridge and the moon
Alumnus 15:4, p.10
10/1/1931 Memories of lovers' bridge on Merner Avenue.
39 Second Primaries have picnic
College Eye 16:11, p.5
11/11/1924 Held at Dry Run Creek.
40 Dempsey-Firpo battle is reproduced on the Hill; identity of combatants and promoters well concealed
College Eye 15:5, p.6
10/3/1923 Two unidentified men fought in the center of about 100 unknown men.
41 Kindergarten picnic
College Eye 13:6, p.7
10/5/1921 Had picnic on Dry Run.
42 1921 I. S. T. C.
Old Gold 0:0, p.176
6/1/1921 Cedar River and Dry Run Creek; photo.
43 The teachers of the Training School
College Eye 12:30, p.8
4/20/1921 Enjoyed a picnic.
44 Jots from the Junior B. A.'s
College Eye 11:4, p.8
10/8/1919 Enjoyed picnic on Dry Run.
45 Home economics; camp cooking lesson
College Eye 11:3, p.6
10/1/1919 Class took cooking lesson near Dry Run; news of students in the curriculum.
46 Tuesday evening
College Eye 8:26, p.8
4/25/1917 A campfire group met at Dry Run.
47 Music's picnic
College Eye 7:29, p.5
5/10/1916 The first years entertained the second years with a picnic at Dry Run.
48 Alumni banquet
College Eye 7:1, p.1
6/1/1915 Alumni tell old stories and enjoy the reunion.
49 Two students
College Eye 4:20, p.8
2/18/1915 Claims students may be catching frogs and turtles to pay their way through school.
50 Young Men's Christian Association notes
College Eye 2:7, p.4
10/17/1912 Men enjoy picnic near Dry Run Creek.


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