CANCELED O.W.L.S. - Exploring Madagascar

McFarland Park, Story County

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Due to COVID-19, O.W.L.S. Exploring Madagascar has been canceled

Jess Lancial, Story County Conservation

Located off the east coast of Africa, Madagascar is the world's fifth largest island and known as a hotspot for biodiversity highlighting endemic animals such as lemurs, fossas, chameleons, and flying fox bats. With 80% of its natural forests now gone, Madagascar is one of the fastest disappearing ecosystems on our planet. join Naturalist, Jess Lancial as she shares stories and photography chronicling her month-long excursion through Madagascar and the unique landscapes, cultures, and wildlife she encountered.

(Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls) programs are  held each month beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Story County Conservation Center (56461 180th Street, Ames.) These are designed for "boomers" or older - but anyone can attend. No registration is required to attend the free program. An optional lunch follows the program for just $7.50. Register for lunch at or call 515-232-2516. Registration and payment for the optional meal is required by 4:00 pm. on Friday, May 1, 2020.

Menu: Fried chicken, mashed potato with gravy, green beans, and fruit pizza.

Note* Unless otherwise stated, refunds can be issued less a $5.00 processing fee per event for cancellations prior to the registration deadline. No refunds will be made after the registration deadline. 

To Register

Registration is no longer available


CANCELED O.W.L.S. - Exploring Madagascar


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
11:00 AM


McFarland Park
56461 180th Street
Ames, IA 50010
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Adults - $7.50

Children - $7.50