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 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.
Plant Iowa Native is an initiative of the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University of Northern Iowa. Plant Iowa Native helps link consumers, private industry, non-profit organizations, and government agencies for the purpose of promoting native Iowa plants. Plant Iowa Native maintains a list of native seed dealers and technical service providers.
This is a extension publication on weed control published by Purdue University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Illinois. While focused on Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, much of the information also applies to other areas of the Midwest and beyond.