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Restoring Iowa's Native Ecosystems
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Prairie

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Plant native wildflowers and grasses for pollinators and songbirds. Reinvigorate your prairie with prescribed fire, mowing, and invasive species management.

Forestry

Woodland Management

Manage your woodlands for wildlife habitat, recreation, and profit. Restore an oak savanna, plant a windbreak, remove invasive species, or grow an edible landscape.

Water

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Improve water quality and create habitat for turtles, frogs, dragonflies, and other wildlife. Restore a stream, construct a wetland, grow prairie strips, or plant cover crops.

Land Walks

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Explore your land with an ecological interpreter. Define your vision, investigate new opportunities, and create a plan of action to meet your objectives.

“Luke and his crew are very knowledgeable, helpful and professional. They are also personable and easy to work with. From prescribed burns to woodland management, Prudenterra has been really good at helping me with the planning and figuring out what is possible, and then getting the work done.”

Susan Peterson

Solon, Iowa

Featured Stories

Family Roots

On a typical urban property in Urbandale, Darrel Mullins strategically manages his piece of Iowa’s forest. Through his backyard window, a diverse kaleidoscope of native woody plants provide multiple benefits: shade, privacy, habitat for songbirds, and acorns for squirrels. The trees also compliment the raised garden beds of native perennials. “If you can’t be in…

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Ecological Significance

At Four Mounds, just north of Dubuque along the Mississippi River, a mature white oak has been witness to dramatic landscape changes. The 60-acre site pivoted from the Indigenous ecological stewardship to cultural and historic site tourism management. When a tornado or flood quickly tears through an Iowa woodland, what remains is almost unrecognizable from…

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A Culture of Collaborative Conservation Management

Since 1987, the Four Mounds Foundation has stewarded 60-acres as a city park, bed and breakfast and event venue. Situated just north of Dubuque, Four Mounds attracts over 25,000 visitors annually and is Iowa’s last remaining gentleman’s farm. For decades, the woodland and prairie were viewed as peripheral to the historic architecture and manicured landscaping….

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Create enduring habitat for people and wildlife 

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