Trails are wet and closed. Please help us keep trails safe and don't create ruts that will freeze and be dangerous. Dippers and Shooting star are cleared of trees as of 2/11. There are trees reported on Long Creek and Riverside. Please report additional trees. Shower houses are closed for the season.

Timber Stand Improvement

We have been working to improve timber and savanna habitat on core areas with high restoration potential since 2006. Most restoration requires heavy brush management - that translates to a lot of chainsaw operation! However, after brush management and prescribed burns we remain vigilant to manage against thistles, honey suckle, and multiflora rose to prevent [...]


Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR)

Saving our Avian Resources is dedicated to rescuing and reintroducing raptors and continues to increase available rehabilitation facilities in western Iowa. Whiterock has partnered with SOAR to place an osprey hack tower on the floodplain of the Middle Raccoon River. The tower was most recently used in spring 2015 to release barn owls. In addition, [...]