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As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Tallgrass Prairie Center

Address: 2412 W. 27th St.
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Region: Midwest

Phone: 319-273-2705

Organization Structure: University/College
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Plant Research Center

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Wildflower or native habitat display on property
  • Conducts research
  • Publish research
  • Provide educational programming
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
  • Propagate native plants

Native Plant Focus: Tallgrass prairie restoration research and education; production of Iowa-source local ecotype foundation seed; support for roadside managers, farmers and others planting prairie.

Publications: Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Prairie Restoration in the Upper Midwest by Daryl Smith and others, 2010 (University of Iowa Press) Tallgrass Prairie Native Seed Production Manual, Greg Houseal 2009 The Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Seed and Seed

Description: The Tallgrass Prairie Center empowers people to value and restore resilient, diverse tallgrass prairie.We work to increase the capacity of partners and stakeholders to establish and protect native perennial vegetation and restore ecosystem services in the tallgrass prairie region We also work to increase awareness and appreciation of the Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystem, and understanding of its significance to society

Last Update: 2021-12-08
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