The Cyperaceae plant family includes sedges (Carex spp.), bulrushes (Schoenoplectus spp.), cottongrasss- es (Eriophorum spp.), spikerushes (Eleocharis spp.), and in Iowa, over 160 species of grass-like, tufted plants with reduced flowers, found primarily in wetlands, but also in prairies, savannas, and woodlands. While
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Four talented and experienced botanist-educators will be co-leading the Cyperaceae Workshop, June 12-13, 2015.
Register by April 22, 2015, to take part in permaculture workshop.
This event will be organized by the Rosenfield Program and sponsored by the Chrystal Fund.
In celebration of Earth Month, Grinnell College hosts free events featuring local food, volunteering, and exploration.
Rural sociologist Ben Winchester explores small-town leadership and the rural brain gain.
Jonathan Andelson and Jeremy Chen will present on impressions of “The Elusive Prairie” at third annual Iowa Humanities Festival.
Chip Taylor, founder of Monarch Watch, describes ways Iowans can support the recovery of the monarch butterfly.
Tweak, Adapt, Transform: Building a Resilient Future for Agriculture in Iowa and Beyond