Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor


The Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor is a unique community space located in the ISU Research Park. It showcases conservation techniques, sustainable technologies, environmental education, water quality awareness, and trail connectivity. This 37-acre park brings county, city, university, and state partners together to illustrate synergies among commercial development, quality of life improvements, and natural resource conservation.

The corridor focuses on progressive approaches that demonstrate management of the urban-rural interface for both urban growth and resource protection. The corridor demonstrates a collaborative development that will improve Story County's economy, environment, and quality of life.



Location

1815 Plaza Loop, Ames, Iowa 50010

Features

  • Stream accesses and wetland boardwalk
  • Water quality improvement demonstrations
  • Stream, wetland, and prairie restorations
  • Interactive educational elements
  • Gathering areas
  • Integrated technology
  • Paved primary trails
  • Permeable secondary trails
  • Trail connection to Ames and regional trails


Operating Hours & Seasons

Park hours are 5:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily.