Links & Resources



IRVM Structure

County Programs

The Roadside Manager

County Contacts

Getting Started

Living Roadway Trust Fund

News & Events



Visit These Websites!

Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa

The Living Roadway Trust Fund

Iowa Ecotype Project, University of Northern Iowa

America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie Documentary

Department of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University

Prairie Wildflowers of Illinois

State of Iowa

Iowa Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration

Weed Photos

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Prairie Books

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook , Packard & Mutel
Prairie Propagation Handbook, Wehr Nature Center (414) 425-8550
The Vascular Plants of Iowa, Eilers & Roosa
Iowa Prairie Plants, Paul Christiansen
Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers, Ladd & Oberle
A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction, Carl Kurtz
Prairie Moon Nursery Seed Catalogue, (507) 452-1362


Seed Dealers
Yellow-Tag, Source Identified Seed

Allendan Seed, Winterset, IA (515) 462-1241
Custom Seed Services, Harlan, IA (712) 784-2430
Ion Exchange, Native Plant & Seed Nursery, Harpers Ferry, IA
(800) 291-2143
McGinnis Tree & Seed, Glenwood, IA (712) 527-4308
Shooting Star Native Seeds, Spring Grove, MN (507) 498-3944
Swanson Seed Farms, Nevada, IA 1-800-PRAIRIE
Kingfisher Farms, Long Grove, IA (319)285-5406
Epley Hybrids, Shellrock, IA (319) 885-6293

Other Good Dealers

Carl Kurtz, St. Anthony, IA (515) 477-8364
Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN (866) 417-8156
Cedar River Restorations, Eric Howes-Vonstein, Vinton, IA ( 319) 472-3202
Feder’s Prairie Seed Co. Blue Earth, MN (507) 526-3049
Iowa Prairie Seed Co. Sheffield, IA (515) 892-4111
Diversity Farms, Dedham, IA (712) 683-5555
Osenbaugh Grass Seeds, (515) 766-6790
Rosehill Nursery, Rosehill, IA (515) 632-8308
Glenda Buenger, Moravia, IA (515) 724-3694
Country Blooms Native Plants, Fontanelle, IA (888) 745-3025
Reeves Wildflower Nursery, Harper, IA (515) 635-2817
Bluestem Gallery, Rockford, IA (515) 756-3742
The Prairie Flower, Spencer, IA (712) 262-5864