Tallgrass Prairie Center

Root Recipients

Cerro Gordo root display
The following educational facilities have been awarded a prairie root specimen. The Tallgrass Prairie Center provides assistance with displays, promotion and interpretation at each recipient site.
To view images of each recipient's display, click on the links below and then on the thumbnails.


Ames High School
Little Bluestem

Benton County Conservation Board
Benton County Nature Center

Leadplant

Black Hawk County Conservation Board
Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Big Bluestem + Leadplant

Boone County SWCD
USDA Service Center
Big Bluestem + Pale Purple Coneflower
+ Compass Plant

Buchanan County Conservation Board
Fontana Interpretive Nature Center
Big Bluestem    

Cerro Gordo Co. Conservation Board
Lime Creek Nature Center
Indiangrass

Chickasaw Co. Conservation Board
Twin Ponds Nature Center
Big Bluestem

Clayton County Conservation Board
Osborne Nature Center
Big Bluestem

Davenport, City of
Natural Resources Department
Big Bluestem

Des Moines County Historical Society
Heritage Center Museum
Big Bluestem

Dickinson County Conservation Board
Dickinson County Nature Center
Big Bluestem

Grundy County Conservation Board
Grundy County Heritage Museum
Big Bluestem

Hardin County Conservation
Calkins Nature Area
Big Bluestem

Indian Creek Nature Center
Wild Rose    

Madison County Conservation Board
Pammel Park Nature Center
Rigid Goldenrod

Marshall County Conservation Board
Grimes Farm & Conservation Center
Switchgrass    

Meskwaki Department of Natural Resource
Big Bluestem

Mississippi River Museum
Compass Plant

Mitchell County Conservation Board
Milton R. Owen Nature Center
Butterfly Weed

Muscatine County County Conservation Board
Environmental Learning Center
Big Bluestem

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Prairie Learning Center
Big Bluestem        

O'Brien County Conservation Board
Prairie Heritage Center
Indiangrass

Palo Alto County Conservation Board
Lost Island Nature Center
Compass Plant

Prairie Rivers RC&D
Big Bluestem + Butterfly weed

Ringgold County Conservation Board
Dragoon Trace Nature Center
Cordgrass

Sioux County Conservation Board
Nature Center
Prairie Sage

Wapello County Conservation Board
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center
Big Bluestem

Winneshiek County Conservation Board
Lake Meyer Park
Showy Tick Trefoil