Protecting these few remaining natural areas provides places where everyone has the opportunity to learn about and enjoy native habitats and where diverse flora and fauna have a chance to persist.
The Bur Oak Land Trust is a land trust which accepts donations of land from residents and landowners who want their natural areas to be in the public trust, available for present and future generations.
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Belgum Grove – 40 acres of former pasture crossed by Dirty Face Creek, with an apple orchard and a small wetland. It was donated by David and Kathie Belgum in 1998, to be used for education, research, and recreation, and is located 4 miles west of Hills at 3261 500th Street SW(F62), Iowa City.
Read Bur Oak Land Trust’s property usage info here: Property Usage Info