The Friends of Hickory Hill Park help guide the beloved IC nature area’s future

“Solitude,” “contemplation,” “sanctuary” — the Friends of Hickory Hill Park nonprofit uses these words to describe the park it supports. Unlike many of Iowa City’s parks, at Hickory Hill you won’t find the traditional swing sets, baseball diamonds or large […]

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Controlled prairie burns in Iowa City parks will begin at Hickory Hill Park on Thursday

A controlled burn of the prairie in Hickory Hill Park is scheduled for Thursday, wind and weather conditions permitting, the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department said on Tuesday. The Hickory Hills fire is the first of five controlled burns in city parks the department plans for April. […]

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