The prairie calls…for volunteers!

By Taylor on June 11, 2015 in Blog


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The sun shines on downy painted cup at Heritage Valley, an INHF property.

Looking for a fun and relaxed volunteer opportunity? You’re in luck! Join INHF and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for the a seed harvest in northeast Iowa on Thursday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at Heritage Valley and Solitaire Ridge.

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INHF Volunteer Coordinator Mary Runkel (right) and a volunteer pose at a past seed harvest.

Volunteers will hand collect prairie seed from the hillside prairie, which will eventually help expand the prairie. Seed harvests have become some of our most popular volunteer events, so we encourage both new and seasoned participants for this prairie extravaganza — all ages welcome!

Make sure to bring gloves and a water bottle. We’ll provide the snacks and water.

To register, email INHF Volunteer Coordinator Mary Runkel at mrunkel@inhf.org. Directions to the meeting place at Heritage Valley will be provided upon registration.

Learn more about INHF's volunteer program.

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