Science program “The Prairie Roots Project”

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Date(s) - 07/01/2013
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dickinson County Nature Center


Come and listen to Carmen Pellish, from the University of Northern Iowa, talk about her amazing prairie root project. She will be explaining her project growing prairie plant roots for displays and environmental education. She will also be displaying the Big Bluestem prairie grass root system and explaining why these prairie plants and roots are important for flood control, trapping sediment, rebuilding topsoil and providing habitat to native organisms. This program is free to the public and no registration required.

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