Conservation Training

Rematriating Iowa’s Historical Prairie: Combining Historical Management Techniques to Foster Modern Conservation

June 28, 2023

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Prairie City, IA

Join prairie rematriation advocate and consultant Shelley Buffalo of the Meskwaki Tribe as she leads attendees on a prairie tour. This field day will be held at the Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge in Prairie City, Iowa, and will consist of an indoor nature center tour and an outdoor prairie walk. Shelley will discuss how to holistically manage prairie landscapes to support biodiversity. She will also discuss the cultural relevance Iowa’s prairie had, and still has, to the Meskwaki and other local Tribes. The outdoor trail is paved and wheelchair-accessible.