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Sat, Apr 23


Coon Rapids

Prairie Prep: Northwest Iowa Earth Week

Join our Earth Week celebration on Saturday April 23rd and engage in hands-on conservation projects on the land followed by fun and educational activities.

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Prairie Prep: Northwest Iowa Earth Week
Prairie Prep: Northwest Iowa Earth Week

Time & Location

Apr 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Coon Rapids, Whiterock Conservancy River Campground 1314 Fig Ave, Coon Rapids, IA 50058-8007, United States

About the Event

Presented by Green Iowa AmeriCorps, Whiterock Conservancy, and Iowa Lakeside Labs, come join us at Whiterock Conservancy in Coon Rapids, IA on April 23rd and Iowa Lakeside Labs in Okoboji, IA on April 30th for some hands-on prairie projects and celebrate Earth Week!

This service-based Earth Week event will give visitors the opportunity to work on the land and learn about our current conservation efforts at Whiterock Conservancy. The event will and approximately 2 hours of volunteer work, followed by a break and fun activities in the afternoon.


11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Introduction to Whiterock Conservancy and Off-Trail Picnic

12:15 p.m. Begin Service Projects

2 p.m. Snack Break and Educational Activities


-Native Kame Prairie: Pulling invasive species (bring gloves if you have them!)

-Goats for conservation: Help with removal of invasive species and brush after goat grazing or set-up of fence before goat grazing.

-Water Quality: Sample and test water at Whiterock Conservancy Ponds.

**Project schedule is weather dependent and subject to change, registrants will be updated on the event schedule closer to the event**

***If volunteering as a group, please individually register to enter our prize raffle!***

Please register for the event to receive email updates.

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