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UNI hosts native seedling workshop

April 21, 2003

Greg Houseal, UNI plant materials specialist, biology, (319) 273-3005
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

The University of Northern Iowa Native Roadside Vegetation Center will host a workshop to learn how to identify and propagate native prairie seedlings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 24. The workshop will use live seedlings and a hand lens for identification, demonstrate plant propagation techniques and tour seed production plots.

The 30 attendees will include: roadside biologists; county, state, and federal agency personnel; native plant nursery personnel; and private individuals from around the state.