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River citters program now set for July 25 at Stone House

Jul 11, 2014

BENTONSPORT — Learn about the fascinating plants and animals that inhabit Iowa’s waterways at the “Wet and Wild: Critters on Iowa Rivers” presentation planned for 7 p.m. July 25 at the Stone House in Bentonsport.

The event is free and suitable for all ages.

The presenter for the evening, Jim Pease, will talk about Iowa’s diversity of river flora and fauna, threats to wildlife along rivers and ways to protect them.

Pease, a Burlington native, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a teacher, interpreter, writer, consultant, director of the Master Conservationist program, developer of Iowa’s new Master River Stewards program and a regular guest on Iowa Public Radio’s “Talk of Iowa” program.

Preregistration for the event is optional, but appreciated. Registration and additional information are available at www.desmoinesriverWT.com or by calling 472-6177.

The Lower Des Moines River Water Trail is one of 19 official water trails in Iowa.

The “Wet and Wild: Critters on Iowa Rivers” program is cosponsored by Pathfinders RC&D and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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