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Prairie Seed Harvest: Blue Flag Marsh

  • 5275 25th Ave | Norwalk, IA 50211
  • Presented By: Warren County Conservation Board
  • Dates: October 16, 2020
  • Location: Blue Flag Marsh
  • Phone: (515) 961-6169
  • Start/End Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Ever wished you could learn a little more about some of the prairie practices used by the Warren County Conservation Board? Do you want to help us preserve our beautiful prairies? Come out to help with the prairie seed harvest!

    You will learn to identify and how to harvest seeds from several prairie plants. Come out to Blue Flag Marsh and take the opportunity to roll your sleeves up, enjoy the beautiful fall weather, and preserve the prairie seeds to be planted somewhere else.

    If you have them, please bring a bucket, hand nippers, and a pair of gloves if you would like, and dress to be amongst the prairie plants! Please register at www.warrenccb.org/events by October 14th at noon so we can assure we have enough materials. Must have 5 participants to hold this event.

    *Note: Blue Flag Marsh does not have a restroom facility, please plan accordingly. Check our website for COVID-19 Updates.