2015 Annual report Rare butterfly/ rare plant project

2015 Annual Report for Rare Butterfly/ Rare Plant Project

For the last half century, I have seen the habitat values of southeast Iowa steadily diminish, part of a process well underway before my time. Among the first to vanish entirely are the plants already rare, and the animals which uniquely depend on them.

Fin and Feather guest blog

Fin and Feather guest blog

A guest post written by Brad Lane: Meet Your Local Land Trust – and interview with Tammy Wright, Executive Director The Bur Oak Land Trust, formerly known as the Johnson County Heritage Trust, has deep roots in the Iowa City community and its influences can be historically dated back to 1978.

Resilience Dependent on Roots

Resilience Dependent on Roots

I’ve been thinking a lot about roots lately with Thanksgiving coming up and the holiday season not far behind. Being a new transplant to Iowa, I’m excited to finally put down those roots – finding new opportunities and new connections here.

Welcome To Bur Oak Land Trust!

Welcome to Bur Oak Land Trust! Hello! I would like to introduce you to Bur Oak Land Trust, one of Iowa’s 5 land trusts.