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Winter Workday at Perkins Prairie Reserve in Jefferson on Saturday, Dec. 12

JEFFERSON – Iowans are invited to join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) for a winter workday at Perkins Prairie in Jefferson on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Together, volunteers will help remove brush and non-native plants from the prairie. Invasive brush removal involves using various hand tools (handsaws or loppers) to […]

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New 4-H Member Drive Thru

Interested in joining 4-H or want to know more about the program? Come discover what 4-H is all about! Pick up some 4-H To Go Kits, tour of the Greene County Fairgrounds and talk with current 4-H’ers, club leaders and volunteers. The come and go event will take place on Saturday, December 5th from 3:00-4:00pm. […]

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Holiday Festivities at Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County

Thomas Jefferson recognized Christmas as a time for family and friends and for celebrations, or in Jefferson’s word, “merriment.” In 1762, he described Christmas as “the day of greatest mirth and jollity.” The 2020 version of the Holiday Season, while restrained because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be one of embracing merriment at the Thomas […]

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No Nativity Festival, but Heart of Iowa Habitat Still Requesting Support

Sadly, Habitat leadership made the difficult decision to put the traditional Nativity Festival on hold due to the social distancing requirements and large group limitation imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Greene County Nativity Festival would have been the 9th year of the fund raiser which traditionally raised over $7000 in […]