ALERT: Full hookup sites now available at Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, and Hitchcock Nature Center for $30 per night.
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Cancelled: Loess Hills Prairie Seed Harvest


This page includes details on a past event. For a current list of upcoming Pottawattamie Conservation events, please visit our calendar.


Due to wet and rainy weather, this event has been canceled. Check here for other upcoming seed collection events in the Loess Hills.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
5:00pm to 7:00pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

All Ages

Free & open to the public

Join our friends at Golden Hills RC&D and help collect native prairie seed! Volunteers will visit local prairie remnants and learn how to identify which plants are available for seed collection. The hand-collected seed will then be used for local prairie restoration and reconstruction projects. This event includes walking over steep, rugged terrain, so dress appropriately.

Meet at the Loess Hills Lodge. May be rescheduled if there is inclement weather. Volunteers do not have to pay the $5 park entry fee. Thank you for your help!

Please email with questions.

Full details and directions available at

Project funding is provided by: the Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship Specialty Crop Block Grant, the Gilchrist Foundation, Clif Bar Family Foundation, and Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

2023 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Loess Hills Prairie Seed Harvest

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