Tallgrass Prairie Center


Rx Fire Field Day

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
J.H. Roadman Memorial Park, 28403 160th St., Dike, Iowa


Hosted by: ISU STRIPS, Pheasants Forever and UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center - Prairie On Farms

This field day will focus on prescribed fire to achieve specific management objectives in native prairie plantings.

Topics covered:

  • Best practices and basic information on fire ecology
  • Fire effects on soils, vegetation and wildlife
  • Components of a Burn Plan
  • Connect with available resources
  • Weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted

This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary lunch included.

Landowners, farmers, farm managers, conservation professionals, and prairie enthusiasts are encouraged to attend.

Bring your site specific questions or your field maps for individual consultation after lunch.

Contact staci.mueller@uni.edu or 319-273-3866 to register by October 11.Registration is not required by preferred for planning purposes.


View the field day poster.