Join us for and the Friends of the Ames High Prairie for a prairie seed harvest at the Richard W. Pohl Memorial Preserve. No prior experience is necessary; we’ll show you what to collect. This peaceful and educational activity is a favorite among volunteers and a great way to get to know the prairie.
Seed harvesting can be done using your hands or clippers to collect seeds into buckets and bags.
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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
- Children and families welcome
- You will be asked to sign a liability waiver
Use the map linked below for parking and walking instructions to the prairie.
Contact INHF Central Iowa Land Stewardship Director Ryan Schmidt at email@example.com
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