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2015 Iowa Prairie Conference
The 2015 Iowa Prairie Conference was held July 16-18 on the UNI campus. Hosted by the Tallgrass Prairie Center, the conference included a variety of symposia, field trips and social events. Over 200 registrants attended the conference, including natural resource practitioners, educators, students and prairie enthusiasts.
TPC Advocate, Daryl Smith, whose 40+ years of prairie work were commemorated at the event, provides a conference wrap-up here.
Clockwise from upper left: Dean Roosa, 40+ years symposium; Rowley Fen field trip; Michigan lily, Quigley-Slattery Prairie; TPC tour (1); Doug Ladd, plenary session; Wild petunia, TPC landscaping; Lunch break, Cedar Hills Sand Prairie workday; Daryl Smith, retirement event at the Social House; TPC tour (2).
Additional conference images and symposium videos will be posted when available.