NATURE STUDY

Chairs ………………………….. Linda Rosa, Judy Dahlke
Programs …………… Jonie Fitzsimmons, Janet Gebler
Linda Rosa, Judy Dahlke

For the past 103 years, this group has enjoyed learning about nature and the environment, worldwide, via fascinating speakers, outings, and shared fellowship. Meetings are held the last Wednesday, 1:30 pm, at the Green Hills Community Dining Room, 2205 Green Hills Dr., unless noted otherwise. An early morning bird walk is held in mid-May. Dues are $5 per year. Membership is open.

August 25

BYO Sack Lunch – 12 noon
“Guided Tour of the Tedesco Learning Corridor”
by Ted Tedesco and Ryan Wiemold
Hostesses …………… Shon Stephenson, Jan Verploeg
Location ….. Tedesco Environmental Learning Center
1815 Plaza Loop, ISU Research Park

September 29

“The Ledges, A Sense of Place”
by Andy Bartlett
Location …….. Ledges State Park, 1515 P Av, Madrid
Carpooling to be arranged

October 27

“What Does a Wildlife Rehabber Do?”
by Marlene Ehresman, Director, Iowa Wildlife Center
Hostesses …………………… Judy Dahlke, Janet Gebler

January 26

“The History of Naturopathic Remedies”
by Marybeth Buchele, Professional Homeopath
and Flower Essence Practitioner
Hostesses ……………………………. Mary Ann Dilla, TBA

February 23

“Birds Around the World”
by Kevin Stalder, Adventurer Extraordinaire
Hostesses ……………………….. Mary Eileen Buck, TBA

March 30

“Tornadoes and the Iowa Derecho”
by Dr. Bill Gallus, Jr., Professor of Meteorology, ISU
Hostesses ……….. Dorothy Kirkland, Linda Sharpnack

April 27

“Trees in Ames”
by Paul Tauke, Ames City Forester
Hostesses …………………. Karen Klaiber, Jane Lohnes

May 11 (2nd Wednesday)

“Bird Walk” – 7:30 am
by Mike Meetz, Retired ISU Assistant Scientist
Location ………………. McFarland Park, 56461 180th St

May 25

“Plant Pathology”
by EB Wlezien, ISU PhD Candidate in Plant
Pathology & Microbiology
Hostesses ……………….. Sally Burchfield, Mary Wilson