Your County Roadside Program

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Discover Iowa's Native Roadsides

The map below shows which Iowa counties have a roadside manager and which county department that manager works for.

Map of Iowa showing which department each county roadside manager works in.


Interactive Story Map

Learn about the history of tallgrass prairie in Iowa, the important role roadside programs play in restoring lost native vegetation, and the benefits of having native plants on the roadside for people and animals.

Google Earth Tour

Put yourself among the prairie blazing star, partridge pea, and other native plants with 360-degree views of thriving roadside prairie locations in Iowa.

Want more information on the Iowa native plants you can find in our public rights-of-way? Check out the Native Plants Database from the Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund.

County Roadside Vegetation News

Subscribe to our County Roadside Vegetation News, our 1–2 times per year email update with information about integrated roadside vegetation management around the state, events, and other updates for anyone interested in learning more about roadside management.