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Prairie Hike at Snyder Heritage Farm

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Grab your hiking boots and head to Snyder Heritage Farm to experience the prairie in bloom and celebrate INHF's 39th Birthday (June 21)!

INHF Land Stewardship Director Ryan Schmidt will lead a guided hike through the prairie, share the Snyder story, point out native plants and wildflowers, and provide insight into past, current and planned restoration. 

No experience necessary. Families welcome! An RSVP is appreciated. Rain date: Friday, July 13.

About Snyder Heritage Farm

For nearly 30 years, Snyder Heritage Farm has been slowly transitioning from a traditional farm to a beautiful blend of prairie, oak savanna, woodland and wetland ecosystems. It is now a 154-acre natural area just north of the Des Moines metro. Snyder Heritage Farm is owned and managed by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.

Please bring:
  • Sturdy shoes or hiking boots
  • A water bottle
  • Sun protection
  • A hiking stick, binoculars, field guide and/or camera, if you like
  • A love of Iowa's outdoors
Details
  • No experience necessary
  • Families welcome
  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver
Directions

Snyder Heritage Farm is located 20 minutes northeast of Des Moines in Elkhart, Ia.
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Questions?

Contact Ryan Schmidt at rschmidt@inhf.org or 515-288-1846, ext. 13

EVENT DETAILS

Date:
Friday, June 22, 2018

Time:
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location:
Snyder Heritage Farm
11700 NE 64th
Elkhart, IA 50073

Contact:
Ryan Schmidt
rschmidt@inhf.org

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