CE: A Land Ethic Workshop-Butterflies
Join us & celebrated educator Ron Cisar for another session of "A Land Ethic Workshop" on Saturday, July 10th from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m. This program will be held entirely online & is perfect for anyone with an interest in conservation & a desire to develop a better understanding of the natural world outside their own front door.
Our July program participants will enjoy a full morning of instruction & learning, including:
An introduction to common butterflies of the Midwest
A look at prescribed burns as a land stewardship tool
How to use a dichotomus key
A reading & discussion of Aldo Leopold's essay "Prairie Birthday"
Each month will also include a look at Mother Nature's Calendar to help familiarize you with natural changes you can look for throughout the year & will finish out in true Leopold tradition, with a song.
Cost for this program is $15.00 per person per individual session, or, participants may register for the entire 10-session season at the discounted price of $75.00. Attendees who register for the full programming series will receive a copy of "A Sand County Almanac" & a blank journal for use during the class. *Participants do not need to attend every session to enjoy this programming series.
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.
About "A Land Ethic Workshop"
Following the life work of naturalist Aldo Leopold, participants in this unique, 10 month long programming series will gain a deeper understanding of our local ecosystems through study and discussion of seasonal ecology and will connect with others who share a passion for nature.
"A Land Ethic Workshop" is created & taught by biologist and Leopold scholar Ron Cisar. Ron taught science and biology in the Omaha Public Schools district for 32 years and at Iowa Western Community College as assistant Professor Emeritus until 2017. He is nationally recognized as a singer-songwriter, has spent time leading educational and research programs in national parks, and is the recipient of numerous awards for excellence in education.
Programs are held online from 9:00 a.m. to noon & occur monthly, one Saturday per month, March through December. Participants may register for individual sessions or opt to attend all 2021 sessions. Individual sessions are $15.00 per person & our full programming series of 10 sessions is $75.00.