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CE: Aldo Leopold Series - Freshwater Ecosystems and Invasive Species

Sunday, June 7, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm

June 7 Freshwater Ecosystems & Invasive Species

9:00 a.m.
$15.00 Per Session
$75.00 For 10 Session Season
Age 14 & Over
Pre-Registration Required

Honey Creek, IA - Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center on Sunday, June 7th at 9:00 a.m. for the next session of a new 2020 programming series, "A Land Ethic Workshop".

Join instructor Ron Cisar as we celebrate the life & legacy of famous naturalist & philosopher Aldo Leopold. Our June 7th session will focus on Leopold's essay "The Alder Fork - A Fish Idyl".

Participants in this session will study & learn:
Explore the ecological components of a freshwater pond
Carry out field work at a local pond collecting both abiotic & biotic data
Invasive species identification & negative impacts
Nature's changes that you can watch for during the month of June
Participants will also take to the Hitchcock trails for a short hike to explore the signs of the season before ending the day with a song.

This program is intended for participants age 14 & over with an interest in the natural world, no experience or prior knowledge is required to participate. Online pre-registration is required as space is limited. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.

Cost for this program is $15.00 per person per individual session, or, participants may register for the remaining 8 sessions of the 2020 season at the discounted price of $75.00.
*Participants do not need to attend every session to enjoy this programming series.

Registration for our June 7th Session will Open in March, 2020

Click Here to Register for the Remaining 2020 Season

About "A Land Ethic Workshop"

"A Land Ethic Workshop" will focus on the work & life of naturalist & Iowa native Aldo Leopold. Each month participants will explore a new work by Leopold coupled with hands on activities such as hikes, aquatic studies, guest lectures, sketching, journaling and more.

Programs are from 9:00 a.m. to noon & occur monthly March through December & are held at Hitchcock Nature Center. Participants may register for individual sessions or opt to attend all 2020 sessions. Participants do not need to attend every program session. Individual sessions are $15.00 per person & our full programming series of 10 sessions is $75.00.

Participants should note that classes will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center & will at times require pedestrian travel over difficult terrain; some sessions may be physically challenging. Portions of each session will occur outdoors, students should come prepared for the weather & the elements.

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the first day of the event by calling 712-545-3283 & speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 7 days in advance of the event will not be refunded. Program fees for events cancelled by Pottawattamie Conservation for any reason will be refunded.

Meet at the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center.

This event is not pet friendly, service animals are always welcome.

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