Realizing a Vision for Habitat Restoration

Thursday, July 22 | 5-7 p.m.

In partnership with Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

EyerlyHeadshotHost: Don Eyerly | Eyerly Farm

Address: 1671 Fox Trail | Winterset, IA 50263


PLEASE NOTE there is a road closure to the south of Don’s farm. We recommend coming in from the north from Hwy IA-92.

Google Maps may not take you the right spot. Watch for PFI field day signs.

From Winterset: head west out of town on IA-92 for approximately 3 miles. Turn south (left) onto Harmon Ave. In 1.5 miles, turn west (right) onto Fox Trail. Continue for 1.5 miles; field day location will be on the right.


Kelsey Fleming – private lands biologist, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Nate Schmitz – wildlife specialist, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

When it comes to restoring and managing native habitat on private lands, knowing where to start can be a daunting prospect. Join landowner Don Eyerly and biologists from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to explore some of the habitat restoration work that Don and his family have undertaken on their Madison County, Iowa, farm. You’ll also learn about programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the Iowa Habitat and Access Program (IHAP) that provide technical and financial assistance to landowners interested in conservation.

The Landowner:

Don Eyerly is a landowner from Madison County, Iowa. Don has experience using a range of conservation programs to restore different types of habitat on his property. He has worked closely with conservation professionals from several agencies and organizations to shape and implement a vision for his property that includes a diverse mosaic of native habitat.


  • Habitat
  • Conservation programs
  • Wildlife

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This material is based on work supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under agreement number NR196114XXXXG003.

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