Environmentalists seek funding for Iowa prairie


Photo by Gordilly, Flickr.
Photo by Gordilly, Flickr.

Environmentalist around Iowa are sending a letter to President Obama encouraging him to provide funding to a program that could help maintain Iowa’s two biggest sections of prairie.

The two prairie sections are the Neal Smith restored prairie near Des Moines, and the Loess Hill preserved prairie.

The program seeking funding is the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The Iowa environmentalists that drafted the letter hope the fund will receive $900 million.

Read more here.

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