The Coon Rapids Enterprise published a good article on our new Executive Director, his background and what’s ahead. Follow the link to learn more about Dan Gudahl.
Iowa Farmer Today visited Whiterock Conservancy to feature the Roswell and Elizabeth Garst Homestead Historic District in a series about farms throughout the Midwest known for famous residents, innovations, renowned products and historic events. Read the whole article, entitled “Garst legacy included Soviet visit, seed sales innovations” today.
Each year, Whiterock Conservancy hosts a number of interns with backgrounds ranging from biology to business. As a staff we believe in helping future generations become the leaders of tomorrow.
Our most recent intern, Jasmin, who worked over her January term reflects on here time at Whiterock:
“I would like to thank the entire staff at Whiterock […]
Come see the historic Roswell and Elizabeth Garst Farm House, Whiterock Conservancy’s Bed and Breakfast, decorated for Christmas. Meet friends, learn about the house, its historic contents and enjoy refreshments.
Sunday, December 4 from 2- 5 p.m.
1390 Highway 141, Coon Rapids
As you plan your next visits, a few notes about the facilities.
Oct. 17 The solar showers at the River Campground and 805 cabin will be shut down for the winter.
Oct. 24 The shower houses at the Star Field and Oak Ridge Campgrounds will be closed for winter. The water hydrants will remain open throughout the […]
Spend an afternoon enjoying the beautiful Whiterock Conservancy landscape with your friends and family! Bring your utility vehicle or ATV for for a nearly 13 mile tour in the forest, pastures and prairies of Whiterock Conservancy. You will be treated to breathtaking views of the valley and surrounding land. Whiterock is usually closed to private […]
You are invited to join the Star Party at 7:30 on September 2! After a short astronomy talk, the Ames Area Amateur Astronomers welcome everyone to take a look through their various telescopes at all the dark Iowa skies have to offer. If the weather is clear, visitors will have the chance to see numerous […]
Join Elizabeth Owens for this guided pollinator nature walk on Saturday, September 10, to explore the pollinators at Whiterock and where they live. No matter what’s in bloom, the butterflies, bees and other pollinators are a part of the complex ecosystems that keep the prairies and savannas alive at Whiterock. We will meet at the […]
Spend an evening enjoying the beautiful Whiterock Conservancy landscape with your friends and family! Bring your utility vehicle or ATV for for a nearly 13 mile tour in the forest, pastures and prairies of Whiterock Conservancy. You will be treated to breathtaking views of the valley and surrounding land lit by the setting sun. Whiterock […]
Conrad Kramer will be stepping down from his leadership role as executive director of Whiterock Conservancy this fall for a move back to California.
Kramer said, “My wife has followed me and my career for a long time, now it is my turn to follow her and her bright career opportunities with the State of California.”