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Biological Preserves

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1 UNI trail system offers escape to natural areas
Public Relations News Release 2008:251, p.1
12/2/2008 Hikers can escape from an urban or campus setting into woods that are full of deer and some 60 native species of birds on the South Campus Trail. The nearly four-mile trail system runs around the middle branch of Dry Run Creek watershed.
2 Biological Preserves Committee invites UNI and community to 'Take a Hike'
Public Relations News Release 2008:118, p.1
10/3/2008 The Committee has created a new system of hiking trails on the southern edge of campus. The trails pass throuth the Preserves and Tall Grass Prairie, and portions of the trails run alongside Dry Run Creek.
3 UNI Prairie Preserve celebrates 30 years
Northern Iowa Today 88:1, p.17
1/1/2004 Founders of Preserves honored.
4 UNI Biology Botanical Center offers watercolor prairie print
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/5/2003 Prints of the "Prairie Celebration" watercolor created to mark the 30th anniversary of the UNI Botanical Preserves Founders ceremony are available for purchase.
5 UNI Prairie Preserve to celebrate 30th anniversary Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/25/2003 Celebration to mark the occasion and honor those involved with the founding to be held in the CEEE rotunda.
6 Native Roadside Vegetation Center at UNI to be dedicated Friday, Aug. 29
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
8/22/2003 The funding for the center was provided by a federal appropriation and the University matched the appropriation with 35 acres of land.
7 Development plans spark controversy
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:53, p.1
4/24/1998 Students and faculty members question proposed use of preserve land as golf course and retirement community; photo.
8 Public should be informed about project
Northern Iowan 94:25, p.5
11/25/1997 Concerns about proposed golf course.
9 Preserve well worth attention
Northern Iowan 94:12, p.9
10/10/1997 Explains value of preserve system; believes loss of portion of system would disrupt research.
10 To preserve or not to preserve?
Northern Iowan 94:7, p.5
9/23/1997 Finds little opposition to development of golf course on portion of preserves land, but would like more information.
11 Will preserve fall to golf course?
Timpe-Yunas--Crystal A.
Northern Iowan 94:7, p.1
9/23/1997 Reactions to possible use of portion of preserves land for golf course.
12 Suddenly salad
Public Relations News Release 1995:340, p.1
4/29/1996 Leila George suggests mixing several vegetable seed packets, shaking the bag, and planting in a three-foot-wide row. You are growing a salad.
13 Capital improvements, 1950-1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.333
7/1/1995 A survey of new and renovated classroom, administrative, dormitory, and service buildings; new art on campus; the Lechay painting; the NAR; photo.
14 University of Northern Iowa's Cultural and Natural Outreach Program to sponsor "Flashback"
Public Relations News Release 0:434, p.1
3/21/1994 A dance, music, and fashion revival of the '60s and '70s will be held at Electric Park. The revival is sponsored by CANO-P.
15 University of Northern Iowa's cultural and natural outreach program (CANO-P) schedules fundraiser for Sunday (May 3)
Public Relations News Release 1991:605, p.1
4/29/1992 Cultural and Natural Outreach Program encompasses the University Museum, Marshall Center One-room School, Biology Greenhouse and Biological Preserves. Fund raiser will be May 3.
16 Untitled
Northern Iowan 87:15, p.1
10/23/1990 Student working in the Sanders Viburnum Garden at the UNI Preserves; photo.
17 University of Northern Iowa viburnum garden doubles as public exhibit and outdoor lab
Public Relations News Release 1990:98, p.1
10/3/1990 Viburnum garden to display three fourths of the world's species eventually. Burton and Louise Sanders donated the land for the exhibit.
18 Joint open houses featured on campus for Homecoming Sunday
Northern Iowan 87:8, p.11
9/28/1990 UNI Museum, Marshall Center School, Biological Greenhouse/Preserves, and UNI Observatory will hold joint open houses called "An Autumn Gathering".
19 " An autumn gathering" to feature open house for Homecoming Sunday October 7) at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:77, p.1
9/26/1990 Campus organizations promoting history and nature will hold open house.
20 Reader urges appreciation of UNI prairie
Northern Iowan 86:55, p.2
4/24/1990 Believes prairie preserve can have soothing effect.
21 Variety of events planned for "Earth Week 1990" at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:549, p.1
4/10/1990 The Conservation Club coordinates several Earth Week activities, including a guided walk through the Biological Preserves, lectures from faculty members, Orchesis performances, and folk dancing in the Embassy Room.
22 Prairie landscaping seminar to be offered through University of Northern Iowa Biology Seminar Series, beginning Jan. 23
Public Relations News Release 1989:336, p.1
1/10/1990 Pauline Drobney and Scott Bryant instruct a course on landscape design using flora native to the prairie. Sessions are held in McCollum Science Hall through the Biology Seminar Series.
23 More than 400 Black Hawk elementary students to study at the University of Northern Iowa for day as part of 'partners in education.'
Public Relations News Release 1988:453, p.1
4/28/1989 A full day of fun science lessons and the chance to visit various academic departments as UNI hosts "Prairie Day." Faculty will try to tie in curricula with visit.
24 Prairie Conference discussion brings out management ideas
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:6, p.10
9/15/1987 Daryl Smith and Pauline Drobney look at ways that students may earn credit for prairie restoration.
25 Public invited to hike the UNI campus on Homecoming Volksmarch, Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 1987:39, p.1
9/15/1987 John Mixsell coordinates the Homecoming Volksmarch, a six mile walk across campus. The volksmarch begins at the UNI-dome and continues to Maucker Union, the School of Business, West Gym's Table Tennis Championships, and the Biological Preserves.
26 Second Prairie Conference on 'Iowa's Lost Landscape' at UNI Sept. 5
Public Relations News Release 1987:13, p.1
8/26/1987 Professor Clair Kucera is named keynote speaker at the second prairie conference, held in Lantz Auditorium. Professors Cherin Lee and Daryl Smith explain the Biological Preserves' efforts in maintaining and restoring Iowa's prairies.
27 'Plant Care Basics' topic for UNI short course
Public Relations News Release 1987:282, p.1
3/26/1987 Ron Camarata, manager of the Greenhouse and Preserves, instructs a course on proper plant care in the McCollum Science Hall. It was the third course in the Biology Seminar Series, offered through the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
28 'Intro to Spring' open house planned at UNI Biological Greenhouse Feb. 15 (Sunday)
Public Relations News Release 1986:195, p.1
1/30/1987 Students and staff of the Biological Greenhouse held a series of informational exhibits on various plants. Visitors participated in a self-guided tour, which included information on various university organizations, such as the Conservation Club.
29 Conference focuses on prairies
Schlobohm--Jack S. (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 83:4, p.10
9/9/1986 Conference highlights; photo.
30 UNI student conservation chapter named most outstanding in North America
Public Relations News Release 1986:499, p.1
8/5/1986 The student chapter of the Soil Conservation Society of America is declared the "1986 Outstanding Student Chapter". The award was accepted by Bernard Clausen for the chapter's program, which included field trips and a fund raiser.
31 Leonard Davis land to be added to UNI Prairie Preserves at dedication ceremony Friday (Aug. 1)
Public Relations News Release 1986:490, p.1
7/24/1986 The family of Leonard Davis donates a half-acre piece of land to the Biological Preserves system. Four faculty members participated in the dedication ceremony, which unveiled a plaque in memory of the late university counselor.
32 UNI Organizing VIP Program 'Volunteers for Preserves'; New Members Sought
Public Relations News Release 1985:79, p.1
10/14/1985 The VIP program is looking for more people who would like to volunteer and help them out. Three members: Wayne Wilson, Karen Orr, and Deb Hjelle, have helped out the most.
33 A "Natural" team
Lenius--Debra Blake (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 13:4, p.4
9/1/1985 History of conservation and environmental education at UNI; Institute for Environmental Education begun this year; photo.
34 Gifts of land will benefit preserves
Northern Iowa Today 13:4, p.5
9/1/1985 Burton and Louise Sanders and Mrs. Leonard Davis donate land adjacent to lowland prairie preserve.
35 Land donated to UNI
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:1, p.9
8/30/1985 University acquires two parcels of land for addition to Biological Preserves; photo.
36 An afternoon in the park
Northern Iowan 81:5, p.17
9/18/1984 Outdoor festival associated with the Biological Preserves; photo.
37 An afternoon in the park
Northern Iowan 81:3, p.5
9/11/1984 The Department of Biology is sponsoring an Afternoon in the Park to support the Biological Preserves.
38 More than amber waves of grain
Smith--Paul A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 80:63, p.3
7/20/1984 A look at the Biological Preserves; photo.
39 UNI biologists assisting nature
Schmidt--Kim Dau
Northern Iowan 80:55, p.1
4/27/1984 Will plant 1400 trees in Upland Preserve area; a look at the purposes of the Preserves System..
40 College of Natural Sciences
Old Gold 0:0, p.33
6/1/1982 The College of Natural Sciences and Department of Biology oversee the Biological Preserves System; photo.
41 First grade students to explore nature areas at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:580, p.1
5/11/1981 During an environmental experience May 14, first grade students from Cedar Falls and Dike schools will be at UNI. The events will be held at the Campus Lowlands of the UNI Biological Preserves System.
42 Biological preserves: educational classrooms
Northern Iowan 77:23, p.6
11/25/1980 A quick look at several of the preserves.
43 Lantz Memorial Preserve Fund started
UNI Century 8:1, p.7
1/1/1980 Will use funds to develop Upland Forest Preserve on south campus near observatory.
44 A new system: corn to trees; biological preserves
Northern Iowan 73:60, p.4
7/1/1977 A survey of the various parts of the Biological Preserves.
45 Insect study
Northern Iowan 73:38, p.7
2/15/1977 Lowell Thalman funds study to collect and preserve insects from Biological Preserves.
46 Alumna's gift provides campus landscaping
Alumnus 61:3, p.23
9/1/1976 Professor Short's bequest will be used to landscape northeast corner of campus.
47 Landscaping grant received
Northern Iowan 72:45, p.7
3/23/1976 Thelma Short leaves $15,975 for landscaping projects, especially in the northeast corner of campus.
48 UNI bicentennial campus; campus projects recognized
Northern Iowan 72:45, p.7
3/23/1976 Projects include prairie restoration as well as musical and dramatic presentations.
49 Grant received for Preserve
Northern Iowan 72:30, p.3
1/20/1976 Biological Preserves receives $5000 for native prairie restoration.
50 Preserving the natural heritage
UNI Century 3:4, p.5
10/1/1975 Survey of history and current work in Biological Preserves; photo.


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