Join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Indiangrass Hills land stewards to explore the prairie while gathering native seed to support its ongoing restoration.
This activity is a favorite among our volunteers because of how peaceful and relaxing it is. It’s a great way to get to know the prairie more intimately and learn about this special ecosystem.
No experience necessary. Instruction will be provided. All equipment will be provided.
An RSVP is required.
ATTIRE & EQUIPMENT
- Sturdy shoes or hiking boots, long pants and layers
- Insect repellant and water bottle
- A hiking stick, binoculars, field guide and/or camera, if you like
- No experience necessary
- Families welcome
- You will be asked to sign a liability waiver
Exact location for the event is to be determined based on seed availability and need. Use the address 2549 I Ave. Williamsburg, Iowa 52361 to navigate to the site and look for INHF event signage.
ABOUT INDIANGRASS HILLS
Indiangrass Hills (IgH) is a 640-acre prairie restoration project located in Iowa County. The land contains existing patches of remnant prairie and was originally purchased by Richard S. (Sandy) Rhodes II, Judy Felder and Mary Brown. It was then donated to Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation with reserve life estates for Sandy Rhodes, Judy Felder, and Mary Brown. Felder and Brown continue to manage Indiangrass Hills. Learn more about IgH.
Contact Melanie Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation is committed to an equitable opportunity for volunteers to gather, in which we strive toward an environment that is both safe and welcoming for all. INHF continues to work toward creating a more inclusive environment that encourages, supports and affirms the diverse backgrounds of our volunteers. Attendees whose words, actions or behaviors make other attendees feel unsafe or unwelcome at INHF volunteer events will be asked to leave.