Support the Preserves

For over a century, the Biological Preserves have been a vital part of the UNI campus and the Cedar Valley.  Please consider a charitable gift to the UNI Foundation to support this hidden gem!
  • The Biological Preserves Fund supports management of all of the Preserves, including University Avenue, Upland Forest, Lowland Forest, and Clay Prairie Preserves. 
  • The Daryl Smith Prairie Endowment supports management and ongoing restoration, signage, and faculty and student research  on Daryl Smith Prairie. To help us plan and install a new entrance to the Preserves, direct your donation to this fund. 
Click below to access this secure online giving form through the UNI Foundation: 


Or send a check payable to the UNI Foundation:

Attention: The Biological Preserves Fund or The Daryl Smith Prairie Endowment, and addressed to UNI Foundation, 121 Commons, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0239.