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Native Roadside Vegetation Center
Address: University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Phone: (319) 273-2238
Fax: (319) 268-0668
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Government Agency
Services this organization provides
- Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
- Work on restoration projects
- Lobby government
- Natural habitat management
- Wildflower or native habitat display on property
- Conducts research
- Publish research
- Provide educational programming
- Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
- Propagate native plants
Native Plant Focus: The center promotes the use of native plants for roadsides and other conservation plantings. It collects seed of 40 native prairie species from Iowa prairie remnants for increase and release to commercial growers. And it provides university course work in prairie restoration/ecology.
Publications: Roader's Digest - newsletter- quarterly; Annual Calender/Poster; brochures
Description: The Native Roadside Vegetation Center at the University of Northern Iowa is a 9,000 square foot, 90 acre facility comprised of three programs. Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management, Iowa Ecotype Project and Prairie Institute. The center provides research, techniques, education and source identified seed for restoration and preservation of native vegetation systems in rights-of-way and other lands.
Last Update: 2003-12-12
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