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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Linn County Hosts 32nd Annual Roadside Conference

Iowa’s 32nd Annual Roadside Conference was hosted in Cedar Rapids by Linn County in September. This annual conference was attended by more than 150 county roadside vegetation managers, DOT employees, exhibitors, conservationists from federal, st...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department - Roadside
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Linn County Secondary Road Department to use Native Grass and Wildflower Seeds to Improve Roadways

Roadside Habitat

Linn County has received native grass and native forb seed for roadway plantings that will help improve roadway safety and habitats. 

Thanks to partnerships with the Federal Highway Administration Transportation Alternatives Program and the Univer...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department - Roadside
Posted on: June 4, 2018

1,000 Miles of Green Infrastructure to Be Added to Linn County Roads

Roadside Habitat

Miles and miles of secondary roadsides in Linn County will be blooming with native flowers and milkweed in the coming years. A new public-private partnership between Linn County and the Monarch Research Project (MRP) will add pollinator habitat to 1,000 m...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department - Roadside