As part of Iowa City’s Climate Action initiatives, the Parks and Recreation Department recently announced plans to establish natural prairie areas on City property and in some existing parks.

Following feedback received from residents, the City has updated the prairie establishment maps. A Prairie Establishment FAQs document has also been created and contains the most commonly asked questions the City has received about the project. Those interested in viewing the revised maps, as well as additional information on the project, can visit

For more information, contact Juli Seydell Johnson, Parks & Recreation Director, at or 319-356-5104.

Date of publication

Tuesday, May 12, 2020