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Canceled: Snyder Heritage Farm Seed Harvest

WEATHER UPDATE: The weather isn't cooperating, and tomorrow's forecast doesn't look good either, so we've decided to cancel the event. We hope you join us at the Moonlight Seed Harvest on Oct. 20 at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt instead. MORE INFO

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You're invited to Snyder Heritage Farm for a fall prairie seed harvest!

Spend an autumn morning learning about Snyder, exploring the prairie and gathering native seed to support its ongoing restoration. Stay after the harvest to hike around the property's prairie, woodland and oak savanna. Snacks and water provided.

No experience necessary. Families welcome. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 7. 

An RSVP is requested for this event.

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, long pants and work gloves, if you have them
  • A water bottle and sun protection
  • 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

Snyder Heritage Farm
11700 NE 64th St.
Elkhart, IA

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Contact Melanie Louis at or 515-288-1846, ext. 35.


Saturday, October 6, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm

Snyder Heritage Farm
11700 NE 64th St.
Elkhart, IA 50073

Melanie Louis