Woolly Mammoths in Iowa

Hurstville Interpretive Center, Jackson County

Monday, January 25, 2021

Ten years ago, an ice age-old story began to unfold near a stream bank in Southeast Iowa when a landowner discovered a very large leg bone protruding out of the ground. The bone belonged to a large animal that lived here during the last ice age, the Woolly Mammoth!

Join Mahaska County Naturalist, Laura DeCook, as she shares about the Woolly Mammoth bones found in Iowa during a virtual program on Monday, January 25 at 6:00 pm. The story of the woolly mammoth bones found in Iowa has drawn interest over the years from a wide variety of people across the United States. Some of these people have backgrounds in geology, archeology and biology and others are simply residents eager to learn more about this unique animal. Laura will share stories about the dig, display photos of the bones found, and talk more about woolly mammoths in Iowa during the last ice age.

This virtual program is free and open to the public. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. For more information or to register, contact Jackson County Conservation at (563) 652-3783 or email jess@jacksonccb.com. Participants must provide an email address when registering. A zoom link will be emailed to you for the program. 


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Woolly Mammoths in Iowa


Monday, January 25, 2021
6:00 PM


Hurstville Interpretive Center
18670 63rd Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
This event is virtual. To sign up, email jess@jacksonccb.com or call (563) 652-3783
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