Date: 3/2/17 10:09 am
From: Ty Smedes <ty.smedes...>
Subject: [ia-bird] Raccoon River Watershed Annual Meeting
This may be of interest to folks on the lists... It is free and open to the public..

Ty Smedes

Ty Smedes Nature Photography
4732 72nd Street
Iowa 50322-1148
phone #515-270-9086

"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it" - Thomas Jefferson

Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:31 AM
Life in the Raccoon River 2017—March 4

Hotel Pattee, Perry, Iowa

Members: Could you forward this e-mail to close friends who might be interested in our free conference we have a great program with lunch available for Saturday? Banquet reservations are closed at 68.

Please let Mike Delaney know if you plan to attend the conference on Saturday. It helps with planning our lunch. (<mikedelaney1...> 515-339-0438).

Here is the full program for you to review. The conference is an official Aldo Leopold Weekend event. Aldo will be smiling down on our activities. It is free and open to the public.

March 4, 2017

9:00 Introduction—Steve Roe, President--RRWA

9:15 Katie Van Dooren and Peter Levi---Water quality patterns in the Raccoon River basin across space and through seasons

10:00 Chris Aurand and Thomas Rosburg-- Monarch populations, reproduction and habitat in the Raccoon River Watershed

10:45 Dr. Amy Burgin -- Land Use & Practices

11:45 Danielle Donkerloot –Izaak Walton League water quality project in Iowa.

12:30 lunch will be served in the hotel

1:00 Michelle Soupir—Black Hawk Lake Project

1:45 Chris Henning— Conservation and Cover Crops

2:30 Eileen Miller--Nature Photos from the Raccoon

To register contact: <mikedelaney1...>

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