A grass-roots, volunteer, organization that is dedicated to the preservation of Iowa's prairie heritage. Iowa Prairie Network brings people who know about prairie together with those who want to learn.
Iowa Learning Farms Webinar Featuring Pollinators and Prairie Strips
(November, 2014) Listen and watch Dr. Mary Harris describe her research on pollinators and prairie strips in this Iowa Learning Farms webinar. This webinar was first delivered on November 19th. Read more about Iowa Learning Farms Webinar Featuring Pollinators and Prairie Strips
Testing a Trio: Prairie Strips, Row Crops and Birds
Iowa farmers can create vital habitat for grassland birds by incorporating small strips of native prairies into row-cropped fields. Anna MacDonald, then ISU graduate student in wildlife ecology, discusses a Leopold Center research project at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.
USDA Farm Service Agency Supports Evaluation of Prairie Strips
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is contracting with the STRIPS team to evaluate the performance of prairie strips in comparison to traditional filter and buffer strip implementations supported by the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). This page explains this evaluation effort. Read more about USDA Farm Service Agency Supports Evaluation of Prairie Strips
Layers of Leading-Edge Conservation on Iowa Farms
Learn How to Help an Iconic Butterfly at the Iowa City Monarch Festival
Protecting Pollinators: The Making of Insect Farmers
Prairie strips are improving wildlife habitat on Lanz Heritage Farm
Meet Iowa's new top bird expert
Connecting fractured habitats has long lasting ecological benefits, study finds