Native tree seedlings at the HSAP

Thanks to State Forester Mark Vitosh and the Iowa DNR program Trees for Kids, the HSAP has received 200 native tree seedlings that are beneficial to butterflies. We have 50 seedlings of each Bur Oak, Chokecherry, Silky Dogwood and Rosier Dogwood. Most of these will be planted in the ravine this week but we will […]

Discovery Days at Hickory Hill Park May 6 & 8

On both Wednesday, May 6 and Friday, May 8 we’ll meet at the 1st Avenue entrance to Hickory Hill Park to hike east to the iron bridge over Ralston Creek. The trail splits upon entering the park but both paths lead to the bridge where we will sample the creek for water bugs and do […]