In celebration of Earth Month, Grinnell College hosts free events featuring local food, volunteering, and exploration.
Follow The Listening Path: Disparate Times & Places, a soundwalk with Abby Aresty.
Transplant seedlings and learning more about prairie, savanna, and wetland plants.
Experience the intersection of nature, sound, and mind on a hike through CERA's wildlands.
Grinnell’s Conard Environmental Research Area provides a refuge for research, art, recreation.
Step outside to enjoy the changing season. Learn about the prairie with a woodland wildflower hike or learn how to band birds.
Living sustainably in place at Grinnell College, April 12-May 3, 2014
Our mission is to preserve and, through restoration, recreate a part of Iowa's vanishing natural heritage, providing a resource for the entire college, local schools, environmental groups, clubs, and the general public.
CERA reaches the community beyond Grinnell College to actively engage local public school children and learners of all ages in studying all facets of prairie life. Tours are provided each year for Grinnell alumni, visiting scholars, perspective students and faculty, K-12 students in local schools, conservation organizations, and the general public. The lab facility also conducts field-based workshops open to the public.
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