July 1, 2022 - 5:30pm
Join Green Iowa AmeriCorp and Bur Oak Land Trust in removing the invasive species, Dame's Rocket, from the Pappy Dickens Preserve. Volunteers will remove flowering seed heads and seed pods to help deplete the seed bank.
July 6, 2022 - 2:00pm
All are invited to a panel discussion about our campus prairie, the Ashton Research Prairie, featuring: Mike Fallon, Earth and Environmental Sciences Instructor Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor of Biology Stratis Giannakouros, Director, Office of Sustainability and the Environment Light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.
July 9, 2022 - 9:00am
What types of plants, animals, and fungal life might you find at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory? Let's find out! ...
July 22, 2022 - 12:00pm
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind....