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O.W.L.S: Portraits of Nature in Iowa

O.W.L.S.: Portraits of Nature in Iowa

Story County Conservation invites the public to the monthly O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors) program at the Story County Conservation Center at McFarland Park (56461 180th Street) northeast of Ames on Tuesday, February 6, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

This slide program with narrative by Grinnell nature photographer Ken Saunders II features images of Iowa’s flora and fauna.

O.W.L.S. programs are designed for “boomers” or older – but anyone can attend.  An optional luncheon follows the program at 12 p.m. Lunch is catered for a $7.50 fee, and registration with payment is required by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 2. The planned lunch menu is meatloaf, cheesy hash browns, mixed veggies, dinner roll, and cookies.

Registration for lunch is available at www.storycountyconservation.org or by calling our office at 515-232-2516 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday).

Story County Conservation manages more than 3,100 acres of parks and natural areas, including lakes, campgrounds, and trails, and an additional 5,500 acres of roadside habitat through our Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program. The environmental education staff serves Story County schools and the public with interpretive and informational programs for all ages. Story County Conservation’s volunteer program provides volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups interested in making a difference in local natural resources.  No individual will be excluded from events conducted by Story County Conservation because of a disability or impairment. To request accommodations to participate, contact Story County Conservation.

CONTACT:
Jerry Keys
Story County Conservation
Phone 515-232-2516
FAX 515-232-6989
Email: jkeys@storycountyiowa.gov
www.storycountyconservation.org

Submitted by Story County Conservation

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