Posts Tagged ‘reap’

Introducing Pioneer Park Nature Preserve

Photo of Milford Creek

Blue flag iris, dickcissels, monarch butterflies — the Pioneer Park Nature Preserve will be a haven for flora, fauna and outdoorsmen in Dickinson County. The Dickinson County Conservation Board will tour its newest area, located just south of Milford along Highway 71, during its next Hike the Wild program Tuesday, May 23. Meet at the…

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REAP grant awarded to Dickinson County Conservation for new property

Photo of a river overlook

The Dickinson County Conservation Board has been awarded a grant of $71,500 from Resource Enhancement and Protection, commonly referred to as REAP. REAP invests in projects that enhance and protect Iowa’s natural and cultural resources. Twenty percent of REAP is set aside for grants to county conservation for projects that help establish natural areas, encourage…

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IWILL — Will You?

Photo of the Iowa Capitol ceiling

Yesterday (Tuesday, March 22) was Environmental Lobby Day at the Iowa Capitol. Dickinson County Conservation Board executive director Lee Sorenson, naturalist Mary Petersen and I (Kiley Roth, community relations coordinator) traveled to Des Moines to attend the event to show our support the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund — otherwise known as IWILL…

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