Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lend a Hand to the Land

By |2019-06-04T20:58:19-05:00July 20th, 2016|Conservation, Events|

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 [...]

Archaeology Find

By |2019-06-04T20:58:19-05:00July 15th, 2016|Events|

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 [...]