OWLS (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors)

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OWLS (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors)

09/03/2013 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Story County Conservation Center, McFarland Park, Ames
515-232-2516

Looking for an excuse to get out of the house, make some new friends, enjoy a good meal and learn about the exciting world of nature?  Then join us!  These programs are held the first Tuesday of each month.  The nature program will start at 11 a.m. at the Story County Conservation Center, McFarland Park (56461 180th Street, Ames).  An optional luncheon follows the program at 12 p.m.  Lunch registration and $7 fee is due the Friday before the program. 

Costa Rica:  Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Birds!  Linda Zaletel, retired naturalist from Nevada

Costa Rica is a birder's paradise!  Join retired SCC naturalist Linda Zaletel for a discussion about her recent trip to Costa Rica.  You'll learn about Costa Rica's three distinct life zones from sea coast to mountain, what it's like to experience an earthquake and see a volcano.  Birders will enjoy pictures of the Resplendent, Quetzal, Oropendolas, Boat-Billed Heron, Vioter Sabrewing, and Scarlet Macaw.  Venomous snakes, crocodiles, basilisks, and tropical frogs are also exciting to see

Menu:  Baked potato bar with toppings and peach crisp.  Preregister by August 30.

 

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