O.W.L.S. - Exploring Madagascar

McFarland Park, Story County

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Exploring Madagascar

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, fosses, 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 storycountyconservation.org 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.

To Register

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Registration closes Friday, May 1, 4:00 p.m.


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