Tallgrass Prairie Center

Doolittle Prairie Walk (Story Co. IA)

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Doolittle Prairie State Preserve, Story City, IA 50248

Doolittle Prairie Walk

he Iowa Prairie Network, Iowa Native Plant Society, and Story County Conservation Board will be sponsoring 4 evening prairie walks at Doolittle State Preserve again this summer: May 25, June 22, July 27, and August 24 at 7:00 pm, rain or shine.
 
The walk format is casual and informational, focusing on questions from participants and identification of both blooming and vegetative plants. This is a good opportunity to view the prairie as it changes during the summer.   Insect repellent, long pants, and sturdy shoes are recommended. The site has pot holes so be prepared for some wet spots.
 
DIRECTIONS:  Doolittle Prairie is located north of Ames and south of Story City.  From I-35 take Exit 123 (Roland and E18/130th St exit) and go west on E18 for ~ ½ mile until 560th Ave (a gravel road); turn south and go 1½ miles.  There is a sign at the preserve entrance on the west side of the road - follow the lane back to the parking lot and prairie.
 
The walk leader will be Lloyd Crim - lloydcrim@gmail.com