See You in the Prairie

​​​​The DMACC Urban Prairie consists of over 30 native plant gardens scattered across the Urban Campus. These plantings offer a glimpse back in time to what Iowa’s landscape looked like just a few hundred years ago. Consisting of a diversity of native plants and grasses, the Urban Prairie not only provides educational opportunities to our campus and community but provides vital ecosystem services as well. Read on to learn more about this unique landscape and how you can enjoy and learn from it.​