Monthly Archives: September 2015

Prairie Week in Iowa!

By |2015-09-15T15:16:05-05:00September 15th, 2015|Conservation|

Iowa Prairie Heritage Week gives Iowans a chance to celebrate the roots of our state from September 13-19. Once dominated by prairie and savanna, Iowa has very few remnant prairies and nearly no savanna left. The few remnants and reconstructed prairie scattered around the state gives us a chance to see this beautiful ecosystem. On [...]

A Slow Sunday Drive at Whiterock

By |2015-10-01T16:17:03-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Events|

Bring your John Deere Gator (or other similar utility vehicle) and enjoy a slow Sunday drive encircling all of Whiterock’s nearly 20 miles of double track backcountry trail. This first Slow Sunday Drive at Whiterock will be on September 27, from 2-5 pm. Whiterock is usually closed to private motorized vehicles, but for this event [...]

House Concert at the Barn

By |2017-10-20T22:11:58-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Events|

Enjoy a relaxing evening at the River House Dance Barn with the soulful and intoxicating sounds of Danika and Jeb. Danika and Jeb will perform their mix of acoustic pop and blues on Saturday, September 26 at 7:00 pm at the River House Barn. The event is part of the Raccoon River House Concerts and [...]

Calling Trail Volunteers

By |2015-09-02T14:34:45-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Events, Uncategorized|

Help maintain and improve Whiterock’s trails with a work day on Saturday, September 26 from 9 am to 1 pm. Volunteers will be helping to repair and improve the most challenging slopes of the Big Dipper and Long Creek Trails. No trail maintenance experience is necessary. Volunteers will meet at 9:00 on Saturday morning at [...]