Corridor Management Plan Update

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway is a little over halfway through our 3-year process to create a new Corridor Management Plan for the Byway. The Byway travels through 13 counties and 43 communities in the central part of Iowa. By holding community input meetings in each county, we have included residents in this process. We have asked them to consider the 6 intrinsic qualities that make a Byway: historical, cultural, natural, scenic, recreational, and archaeological. What did they have in their community, what do they currently have in their community and what do they wish to see in their community in relation to these qualities? Historical is the most prominent quality of the Lincoln Highway. In Iowa, the train came through first and the Lincoln Highway followed the rail line going east and west across the state. They had already found, through trial and tribulations, the driest and flattest areas to lay their tracks and the best places build bridges to cross...
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Attend…or help our summer daycamp

This summer, we are hosting our second summer Day Camp called Wild Warriors Kids Conservation Camp. Our camps provide a unique and authentic learning opportunity for kids. We spend every day outside with experts in areas such as wildlife, plants, survival skills, swimming, photography and more. We will be enrolling up to 32 kids and offering up to five scholarships for children to attend camp that may not have been able to attend without this support. In order to provide this unique experience, it will cost almost $300 per student…will you help sponsor a kid to attend Wild Warriors Kids Conservation Camp this summer? Every day we work to support Iowa’s natural resources and educate Iowans about conservation. We know there are many worthy causes to support, and ask you to consider investing in Prairie Rivers of Iowa. Your donation will go a long way to helping us reach out to educate young Iowans through our Kids on the Byway program about our natural resources. Prairie Rivers of Iowa is a 501(c)3...
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