Field Trip: Region 6B

Sun. Aug 1, 2021 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
All Ages
46 days away
Price: Free
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46 days away
Price: Free
All Ages
Event Description

6B Diversity Farms

Region 6B
Diversity Farms Prairie Tours
Tuel Prairie and Judson Prairie
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bayard, Iowa

Tuel prairie is a 12-acre dry-mesic remnant prairie. Adjacent is 25 acres of prairie reconstructions completed with seed from the remnant. Interesting plant species include prairie turnip, scurfy pea, false gromwell, red root, New Jersey tea, and porcupine grass. After the tour of Tuel prairie participants will load into vehicles and travel approximately 8 miles to Judson prairie. This dry to dry-mesic remnant is underlain with Monteith sandy loam soil.

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

  • Registration limit: 50

  • Private land

  • Remnant

  • Dry mesic and dry prairies

  • Points of Interest: sand milkweed, green milkweed, narrow-leaved green milkweed, long-haired hawkweed, scaly blazing star, and hairy grama grass

  • Physical Challenges: Easy to Moderate topography, with very short hikes under 1/4 mile

  • Restroom Facilities: No

  • Food/Water Provided: No

  • Seating available: No

Registration Options
Field Trip Registration Free