O.W.L.S: Backyard Scientist
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2017
O.W.L.S. PROGRAM: BECOME A BACKYARD SCIENTIST
The Buena Vista County and Cherokee County Conservation Boards are partnering to offer O.W.L.S programs. O.W.L.S stands for Older, Wiser, and Livelier Souls, which means that the programs are geared towards adults. The program will alternate between Buena Vista and Cherokee counties and each time the program will be on a different topic.
On Wednesday, May 31st at 2:00pm, a program on becoming a backyard scientist will be offered at the Cherokee County Conservation Board office at 629 River Rd. Each program will offer coffee, lemonade, and an assortment of baked goods. If you plan on attending, please let Laura know by Tuesday, May 30th before noon by calling 712-225-6709 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Did you know that you can collect scientific data in your own backyard that helps scientists monitor various species of insects, amphibians, birds, and more? During our backyard scientist program, we’ll talk about various citizen science programs that you can volunteer for or just learn more about. Collect data by yourself, with a friend, or with family. Join use to hear about the citizen science programs we’re currently involved in and how you can learn more about being a scientist in your own backyard.
For more information on this program, contact the Cherokee County Conservation Board by calling 712-225-6709 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us on Facebook for more up-to-date information.
Cherokee County Conservation Board
629 River Rd
Cherokee, IA 51012
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
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