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Pollinator Field Day (Orange City)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Come to the monarch and pollinator field day on Aug. 21 at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. The program will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and includes a field tour of the monarch and pollinator habitat planted at Prairie Ridge Care Center (1005 7th Street NE, Orange City, Iowa). It is designed for landowners and families who want to learn more about planting pollinator habitat. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/field-day-focus-growing-monarch-and-pollinator-habitat

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Day of Insects

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Reiman Gardens is so enthusiastic about insects that we set aside a special day just for them ever year. Our annual Day of Insects brings together professionals, academics, advocates and enthusiasts of all levels from across the country to explore and celebrate entomology (the study of insects). Topics often include insects native to Iowa, exotic insects, endangered insects, conservation efforts and new educational programs aimed at advancing the appreciation of all invertebrates.


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Prairie Seed Harvest (Ames)

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
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Come to Dolittle Prairie to harvest prairie plant seeds. This is a family friendly event hosted by Story County Conservation. Long pants, sturdy shoes, and bug spray are recommended. Registration is required by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. Learn more here: http://www.storycountyiowa.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1600&month=9&year=2018&day=27&calType=0

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Field Trip to Eddyville Sand Dunes Prairie (Eddyville)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:30pm
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Master Gardener Pam White will identify the plant species we find as we explore Eddyville Sand Dunes Prairie. The area is a patchwork of wind blown sand associated with wetlands and woodland. We will meet in the designated parking area. Please dress for the weather and site. This is open to the public and no cost to attend. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mahaska/

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Prairie Seed Stratification (Des Moines)

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Learn about the processes scientists and gardeners use to help harvested seeds germinate in the spring. Learn how to stratify native Iowa prairie seeds through hands-on demonstrations and take home seeds to plant next spring. This class will utilize seeds collected during our Seed Collecting Hike at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt on Saturday, Nov. 2. Participants need not attend both events.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/prairie-seed-stratification/

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