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State Preserves Advisory Board meets August 7

  • 7/30/2019 3:06:00 PM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., August 7, at the Pony Creek Nature Center, 56235 Deacon Road, in Pacific Junction.

Prior to the business meeting, field trips are scheduled for 2 p.m. on August 6, at the Sheeder Prairie State Preserve (meet at the preserve entrance) and 8 a.m. on August 7, at the Glenwood Archaeological State Preserve (meet at Foothills Park entrance on Levi Road just south of Hwy 34).

The meeting and field trips are open to the public. Any person attending and has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.

Members of the State Preserves Advisory Board are Rebecca Kauten, Tony Caligiuri, Amy Crouch, Michael Sullivan, Perry Thostenson and Barbara Schroeder. The Deputy Director of the DNR is Bruce Trautman.

The following is the August 7 agenda.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Approve minutes of April meeting
  • Loess Hills Archaeological Interpretive Center project update
  • Proposed goat browsing at Sheeder Prairie State Preserve
  • Merritt Forest State Preserve boundary signs
  • Heendah Hills letters of support for dedication
  • General updates
  • Select dates for future meetings

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