The Tallgrass Prairie Center restores native vegetation for the benefit of society and environment through research, education, and technology.

 See Tallgrass Prairie Center Year in Review 2014 for our latest accomplishments.

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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.

Conference collage
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).

Upcoming Prairie On Farms Demonstration Workshops - September 15th and 17th -

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