The Loess Hills chapter of Wild Ones promotes native
landscapes in Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, and beyond.


Please Come!!   Saturday December 10th—
Open to All!
Click HERE for Winter Fun Day &
Artist Open House
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Loess Hills Wild Ones will have a
Garden Artisans Sales Table!
Get your Holiday Shopping List Completed!


We shared So much FUN!!

Seeds-N-All’ (Get it?)

Party and Wreath Make & Take!

We shared Food! Fun! Festivities!




What a HUGE success!!
Thank you to EVERYONE who attended the:

2022 Seed Share and Annual Meeting
We shared a
 brief recap of our year, and voted on our Officers for 2023!
We received Native Seed Planting Suggestions,
& Propagation Techniques such as Winter Sowing and Native Crop Circle Sowing.
We met fellow seed enthusiasts!
We gained NEW members!
Thanks, Dianne for the great photos and descriptions from 2020! Check those out HERE!

LHWO Seed Share 2022 Plant Table

Prairie Moon Germination Codes


Thanks  for the Tour of Stevenson’s Tract led by James Baker, Western Iowa Land Steward for The Nature Conservancy.  We looked at the Joy Hollow complex, including the woodland area and adjacent hillside prairie, and discussed the future restoration plans for the property. Immediately after the tour everyone was invited to socialize at a nearby private residence. Chili and Cinnamon rolls were served, and two cozy fire pits were available!
Stevenson’s Tract is located on Butcher Road which intersects Hwy 12, approximately 14 miles north of the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.
Co-hosted by Iowa Prairie Network, Loess Hills Wild Ones, and Northwest Iowa Group Sierra Club.

Thanks, Dotty and Bill. We had so much fun!

We learned so much with our:
Seed Collecting Education & Social @ Bill & Dotty’s Prairie Hills
Experienced High Quality Iowa Loess Hills Original Prairie!
Helped collect seed for local prairie restoration and gardens.
Kept seed samples of many species.
Observe results of ongoing restoration & reconstruction efforts!
We needed: Pruning shears, gloves, water, & clothing appropriate for walking through high prairie grasses
Social, snacks, & beverages followed the harvest.


Our Fall Plant Sale SOLD OUT!
Thank you to EVERYONE who volunteered or participated!
If you have a Wish List, Please let us know for the Spring Plant Sale!
Click HERE for 2022 Marcie’s AWESOME August plant details with photos!



Our own Tom and Cheri were interviewed
by Amber at

Click for video!

Our featured recorded programs:

2022 Spring Plant Sale:  “Meet the Plants!”

Fabulous Wildflowers in Fowler Forest
May 2, 2021

Dawn Snyder, Woodbury County Education Programs Director, takes us on a virtual tour of the Fabulous Wildflowers in Fowler Forest.  Dawn has tons of fun facts about our native Spring Ephemerals.  After being inspired by Dawn, you might just want to take a drive and check out the wildflowers for yourself.


“Grow and Tell”
April 11, 2021
Thanks Becky & Dianne!






Plant Diversity for Life!

March 2021

Thanks Michelle!






Feather Your Garden with Natives

February 2021

Thanks Dotty & Dave!





Click here for our complete list of upcoming programs and past program videos!

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