Field Trip: Region 1B

Sun. Aug 1, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
All Ages
46 days away
Price: Free
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46 days away
Price: Free
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Region 1B
Broken Kettle Grasslands - Stevenson Family Preserve
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Westfield, Iowa


Visit the extensive Loess Hills prairie ridge tops of The Nature Conservancy’s Broken Kettle Grasslands. This area features a variety of plants and animals typically found further west in the Great Plains, and also provides critical habitat for many species of prairie butterflies. The hike will focus on prairie management using fire and grazing.


The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.


Field trips may be subject to adverse weather. Field trip leaders will contact attendees if severe weather is an issue.



  • Registration limit: 30

  • Private land with public access

  • Remnant & Reconstruction

  • Loess prairie

  • Points of Interest: Native Loess Hills prairie and reconstructed prairie

  • Physical Challenges: Moderate hiking on steep terrain 

  • Restroom Facilities: No

  • Food/Water Provided: No

  • Seating available: No

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BKG - Stevenson Family Preserve Butcher Road
Westfield, IA 51062