Celebrate Iowa Prairie Heritage Week at Snyder Heritage Farm, a 154-acre nature preserve near Des Moines! Learn about the history behind this unique piece of land, explore the prairie and help gather native seed to support future restoration efforts. Stay after the harvest to hike around the prairie.
An RSVP is requested for this event
About Snyder Heritage Farm:
Beauty is abundant at Snyder Heritage Farm, a 154-acre preserve 20 minutes northeast of Des Moines. For two-and-a-half decades, the property has slowly transitioned from a traditional farm to an exquisite blend of prairie, oak savanna, wetland and woodland. Snyder Heritage Farm is owned and managed by INHF.
- Long pants, sturdy shoes and work gloves
- Water bottle
- Sun protection
- A lawn chair, if you have one
- All other equipment provided
- No experience necessary
- Families welcome
- You will be asked to sign a liability waiver
- Expect a short hike through tall prairie grass
Snyder Heritage Farm is located 20 minutes northeast of Des Moines near Elkhart, Ia. at 11700 NE 64th St, Elkhart, IA 50073
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Contact Land Stewardship Director Ryan Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-288-1846 x13