Prairie Seeding Guidelines, March 2001

(2001) Prairie Seeding Guidelines, March 2001. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

Areas seeded with a mixture of native grasses and forbs (flowers) provide excellent wildlife habitat. Wildlife managers use native plants to provide nesting, feeding, loafing, and escape habitat for turkey, quail, pheasant, rabbit, and many songbirds. The benefits of native plants are many, but establishing and maintaining such a stand takes planning and care. When properly established and maintained restored prairies add beauty and wildlife habitat to any farm.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Prairie Seed Harvest Team, Seeds, Planting Seeds, Flowers, Prairies, Wildlife
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Ecology > Plants
Natural resources and environment > Ecology > Types of environments > Prairies
Natural resources and environment > State parks and beaches
ID Code: 38077
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 13 Sep 2021 19:52
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2021 19:52
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/38077