Iowa Prairie Heritage Week is Sept. 11-17
Posted: 09/08/2011
Iowa Prairie Heritage Week shines the spotlight on Iowa prairies. Iowa Prairie Network coordinates this week and posts events on its website http://www.iowaprairienetwork.org/. The 2011 IPHW runs from September 11-17, but additional prairie activities are listed on the INPS website calendar http://www.public.iastate.edu/~herbarium/inps/index.php.

Iowa Prairie Heritage Week Events

September 10:
Hills and Heritage Festival at Thurman, IA
Natural History Weekend at Iowa Lakeside Lab
Monarch Tag and Release at Kids in Nature Farm near Williamsburg

September 11:
A-Mazing Prairie Festival at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Hills and Heritage Festival at Thurman, IA
Natural History Weekend at Iowa Lakeside Lab
Monarch Tag and Release at Kids in Nature Farm near Williamsburg
Sioux City Prairie Walk

September 12:
Prairie and Savanna Walk at CERA near Grinnell

September 13:
Nature Tales about Prairies (for pre-schoolers) at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Sioux City
"Seed and Feed" prairie seed collecting and BBQ at Bill and Dotty Zales' near Westfield

September 15:
Riverside Bluffs Prairie Walk in Sioux City
Autumn Prairie Walk at the Prairie Heritage Center near Peterson

September 17
Ice Cream Social and Prairie Hike near Fairfield
Hawkwatch at the Prairie Heritage Center near Peterson

September 24:
Sand Hill Prairie Seed Harvest at Chichaqua near Maxwell, IA