O.W.L.S. Program: Mapping and Evaluating Conservation Landscapes in Story County

Staff Writer
Story City Herald

Story County Conservation invites the public to the monthly O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors) program on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at the Story County Conservation Center at McFarland Park, 56461 180th St., northeast of Ames.

The role of sound science in implementing conservation has never been more essential than in today’s environment. Story County needs comprehensive and accurate information on its natural resource base, or in other words, a well-designed natural resource inventory. Learn from Dr. Tom Rosburg of Drake University about a field research project that works toward this goal.

An optional luncheon follows the program for just $7.50. Registration for lunch with payment is required by 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1. The planned lunch menu is taco bar and ice cream sundae. Registration for lunch is available at www.storycountyconservation.org or by calling 515-232-2516.