UNI Roadside Office
Tallgrass Prairie Center
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0294

(319) 273-2813
kirk.henderson@uni.edu

 


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Tallgrass Prairie Center
University of Northern Iowa
Located southwest of the UNI Dome on W 27th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa




 


Increasing County IRVM Participation
- Distribues IRVM Startup Materials
- Meets with County Officials
- Organizes Local Support
- Assists with the development of county plans
- Assists with initial LRTF Applications


Supports County IRVM Programs
- Organizes annual Roadside Conference
- Maintains Roadside Managers' Listserv
- Serves as Executive Secretary for AFIRM Iowa
- Represents counties during LRTF Grant Application reviews
- Maintains statewide IRVM network
- Teamed with DOT and other statewide organizations
- Holds Prescribed Burn workshops
- Purchases and distributes plant books
- Produces and distributes:
......IRVM technical manual
......Tree and brush control for county road R-O-W
..... Iowa Roadside Prarie Planting & Remnants Guide


Awareness & Education
- Produces and Distributes annual Calendar/Poster
- Publishes a newsletter
- Creates & Distributes IRVM brochure
- Develops slide & powerpoint presentations
- Maintains website
- Writes articles & press releases
- Gives presentations at statewide meetings and conferences
- Serves on statewide committees
- Provides meaningful internships for UNI students

Funds Obtained
Transportation Enhancement Funds for Native Seed
purchased on behalf of Iowa Counties:

1998 ....$142,000
1999 ....$367,000
2000 ....$388,000
2001 ....$461,000
2002 ....$461,000
2003 ....$189,000
2004 ....$200,000
2005 ....$
2006 ....$
2007 ....$