About Barbra Jotzke-Torrier Jotzke-Torrier

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far has created 37 blog entries.

Did you know Whiterock Conservancy has Gift Certificates?

By |December 1st, 2015|

This holiday season, or anytime, give the gift of romance, adventure, family time or relaxation with a thoughtful gift certificate customized for your needs. You can purchase certificates for a stay in one of our fun and unique accommodations, a canoe float, Gator rental, history or ag talk and so much more. Call guest services […]

Rotational Systems and summer harvest

By |October 1st, 2015|

As harvest starts for many of Iowa’s fields, we have already completed one. Summer heat helps bring in the rye harvest. Tucked away in the heart of Whiterock Conservancy we grow Wheeler rye for our own cover crop program. Producing our own rye cuts down on our cover crop costs and adds another crop into […]

Prairie Week in Iowa!

By |September 15th, 2015|

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 |September 2nd, 2015|

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 |September 2nd, 2015|

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 you […]

Calling Trail Volunteers

By |September 2nd, 2015|

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 […]

Stay and Play for Free

By |July 3rd, 2015|

Now is a great time to plan some time away. Book a room or cottage on a Monday-Thursday and you will receive free trail passes for use during your stay and a free river float for each person in your room. If the trails or river are closed during your stay, you will receive a […]