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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Hora Woods – 19.52 acres of mature oak-hickory woods, rich in ferns and wildflowers, donated in 1986 by Mrs. Mabel Hora of rural West Branch, with the wish that it be “preserved in its natural state.” It is located 4 miles NW of West Branch at 5397 Vincent Avenue, West Branch, IA 52358, about a mile west of Oasis Road.
Check out this Instagram photo album of Hora Woods! Hora Woods photos
Read Bur Oak Land Trust’s property usage info here: Property Usage Info
Note: The Google Map view for 4065 Vincent Avenue is the correct location for 5397 Vincent Avenue.