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Extension Offers Webinar Session on Tallgrass Prairies in Iowa

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Hey All – Hope you’re staying cool!  Thought I’d pass along this fun opportunity.


Iowa State University Extension – Black Hawk County                       

3420 University Avenue, Suite B

Waterloo, IA  50701



July 18, 2011    

For more information, contact Bryan Foster, Consumer Horticulturist at 319.433.2516


Extension Offers Webinar Session on Tallgrass Prairies in Iowa


Waterloo –The Iowa Master Gardener program is offering a webinar session titled, Tallgrass Prairies of Iowa on Tuesday, July 26, 201 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Black Hawk County Extension office, 3420 University Avenue in Waterloo.  Cost is $10 per session for the general public and $5 per session for master gardeners.

This session will discuss the history and reach of the Tallgrass Prairie Center located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Center’s mission is to “develop research, techniques, education and source identified seed for restoration and preservation of prairie vegetation”.   Daryl Smith, from the Tallgrass Prairie Center and University of Northern Iowa, is the presenter.

For more information or to register, contact Bryan Foster, Black Hawk County Consumer Horticulturist at 319.433.2516.  Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged.


ABOUT EXTENSION:  Iowa State University Extension builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve quality of life in Iowa.  Businesses, farmers, communities, or families turn to Iowa State University Extension for our unbiased, research-based information and education to help Iowans make better decisions today and tomorrow.  Extension staff members present information for everyday living through public programs & workshops, direct mail, radio, television, and newspapers.  Staff members also provide one-on-one counseling, assist various organizations & businesses, and organize conferences, workshops and educational courses.  For more information on Extension, go to: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/blackhawk/.


Written by cedarvalleyarboretum

July 20, 2011 at 6:00 am

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