IBA Site Information

Iowa River Corridor BCA
Joint IBA/BCA
Tama County   (and Benton, Poweshiek, Iowa)
Iowa River Corridor BCA
Directions:  Along Iowa River between Tama/Toledo and Amana Colonies.
Description:  This area is a large cooperative restoration project of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and several other groups. This area consists of both public and private land, and the area that has been or is being restored to grassland, wetland, shrub, or wooded habitat is around 15,000 acres. The Iowa River Corridor supports breeding populations of many grassland and wetland species including Northern Harriers.
Criteria for this site
Endangered or threatened species habitat
Rare or unique habitat
Research and monitoring
Habitats found in this site
Wetland
Woodland
Grassland
Savanna/Shrub
Riparian
Ownership
Private
County
State
Federal