Enjoy a guided walk at Doolittle Prairie

Staff Writer
Story City Herald

Not all the plants in the prairie bloom at the same time! Join us for a series of evening walks at Doolittle Prairie and witness the ever-changing beauty of this important habitat.

The first walk will be held Thursday, May 24, beginning at 7 p.m., at Doolittle Prairie (14249 560th Ave., Story City).

Participants will enjoy viewing the largest prairie remnant in Story County with Dr. Thomas Rosburg. Rosburg will point out the rare and common prairie flora that change each month and share the history and ecology central Iowa prairies.

Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the walks, including sturdy walking shoes and long pants.

The walks are free and no registration is required. Walks will conclude by 8:30 p.m.

Future evening prairie walks include: June 28, July 26, and Aug. 23. All walks start at 7 p.m. Doolittle Prairie is located 1.25 miles south of county road E-18 on 560th Avenue, south of Story City.