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State Preserves Advisory Board Meets January 11
Posted: 01/02/2013

The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 10 a.m., Jan. 11, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.

The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the State Preserves Advisory Board are Lynn Alex, Inger Lamb, Wayne Phipps, Thomas Putnam, Kirk Larsen and Leesa McNeil. The Deputy Director of the DNR is Bruce Trautman.

The following is the January 11 agenda.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes of October 2012 Meeting
  • Gitchie Manitou State Preserve
  • Spirit Knoll
  • Cedar Hills Sand Prairie
  • Hartman Reserve
  • Request to Conduct Small Mammal Survey at Pilot Knob
  • Requests for Orchid Research at Dinesen Prairie State Preserve
  • Request for Proposals
  • General Discussion
  • Next Meeting

A more detailed agenda is available on the Iowa DNR’s website

For more information, contact Daryl Howell at 515-281-8524.