2019 Speaker Series: Today's Office

Hitchcock Nature Center, Pottawattamie County

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Join us for the first installment of the 2019 Speaker Series on Saturday, May 11th at 4:00 p.m. at Hitchcock Nature Center. We kick off our 2019 season with "Today's Office" presented by Sharon Stiteler, aka "The Birdchick". Since 1997 Sharon has made it her goal to get paid to go birding. Her jobs have landed her in unusual countries & even more unusual bathrooms. Her stories are sure to keep you laughing & inspire you.; From birding in a nudist colony to flying over the Mississippi River to count ducks this presenter has done it all!

This program is being presented as part of our adult educational programming, participants must be age 14 & over.

The 2019 Speaker Series is a programming series designed for teens & adults to provide them with an opportunity to learn from and interact with various authorities in the fields of conservation & environmental science. Programs are free with paid park admission & will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center on the second Saturday of the month, May through October. Each program will begin at 4:00 p.m. & will last approximately 1 hour with a meet & greet with the speaker to follow. Space is limited & pre-registration is required to attend these event.

2019 Speaker Series Dates:

  • Saturday, May 11th
  • Saturday, June 8th
  • Saturday, July 13th
  • Saturday, August 10th
  • Saturday, September 14th
  • Saturday, October 12th

Participants must purchase a $3.00 per vehicle daily entrance pass or have a Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation membership to attend this program. Daily entrance passes may be purchased with exact change or check at the front gate and may be purchased the day of the event. Annual memberships may be purchased for $20.00 from staff at any of our parks, at the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center during regular business hours or online at www.pottawattamieconservationfoundation.com. There is no additional fee to attend this program, free will donations are encouraged and will support continued programming opportunities in Pottawattamie County.

This event is not pet friendly, please leave your dogs at home. Service animals are always welcome.Weather Permitting.

2019 Programs Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation 


The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs, and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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2019 Speaker Series: Today's Office


Saturday, May 11, 2019
4:00 PM


Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, IA 51542
Michelle Biodrowski michelle.biodrowski@pottcounty-ia.gov
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