Lend a Hand to the Land

By |July 20th, 2016|

Join five of Iowa’s Land Trusts for our third annual partnership volunteer event – this time at Whiterock Conservancy to restore a prairie area above Red Rock Bluff on Saturday, August 13.

From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., help remove invasive bush honeysuckle that competes with native species in this habitat overlooking the magnificent Middle Raccoon […]

Cover Crops – Demonstrating Financial Viability

By |July 18th, 2016|

Across Iowa, farming and water quality are the current hot topic. As a consumer you have a vested health interest in ensuring the water you drink is safe and that lakes and rivers are safe for public recreation. Farmers, with vast

reaches of land in Iowa, have an important role to play as changes are made […]

Archaeology Find

By |July 15th, 2016|

When Whiterock Conservancy invited Joe Artz, an archaeologist with EarthView Environmental, to investigate a possible archaeological site he was a bit nervous about what he would, or more specifically wouldn’t, find. A small group of staff and volunteers had been assembled to do an excavation, and he didn’t want to disappoint them.

The site had been […]