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POSTPONED: Northeast Iowa: State Parks Centennial with INHF

In light of recent events, this event has been postponed until further notice. We are disappointed, but know it is the right decision, and are committed to doing out part to slow the spread of COVID-19. We hope you will be able to join us for the rescheduled date TBD. Thank you for your understanding and support of INHF and our public lands. 

Join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the Iowa Park Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to help kick off INHF's 2020 volunteer season and the Iowa State Parks Centennial!

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Heaven boutique winery

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We will be working at Volga River State Recreation Area to help native sand prairie plants thrive by removing invasive species. This is one of several INHF events being held at Iowa State Parks across the state this Saturday.

After working to restore sand prairie habitat, we will meet up at Heaven Boutique Winery for drinks. Everyone is welcome. Help us celebrate a great 2020 season and look ahead to a wonderful season! An RSVP is requested.

About Volga River State Recreation Area

Located in central northeast Iowa near Fayette, Volga River State Recreation Area is known for its rugged, largely undeveloped landscape. Featuring heavily wooded ridges and ravines, prairies and of course, the Volga River, Volga River State Recreation Area is an exciting setting offering unique habitat for plants and wildlife and a variety of outdoor recreation activities throughout the year.

Please wear/bring:
  • Dress for the weather and wear layers, long pants and sturdy shoes
  • A water bottle
  • Work gloves (if you have them)
  • All other equipment provided
  • No experience necessary
  • Training will be provided
  • Families welcome

Meeting spot: Lake parking lot

Directions from Fayette: Head north on Hwy-150 for about 2 miles. Turn right onto 175th St. and drive to the intersection of I Ave/Ivy Rd. Turn right onto Ivy Rd and follow signs to parking area.


Address to Heaven Boutique Winery: 10408 Ivy Road Fayette, IA 52142

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

9:30am - 12:00pm

Volga River State Recreation Area
Fayette, IA

Melanie Schmidt