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Perseids on the Prairie – IAN/ICEC Summer Workshop

July 31 - August 2

Walking Sticks Adventures and Iowa County Conservation Board are hosting the Iowa Association of Naturalists and Iowa Conservation Education Coalition Summer Workshop. Teachers and naturalists will participate in a host of activities and discussions that connect science, math, history, and current events.

This experiential learning opportunity includes:

  • setting up and camping in a tipi on the prairie,
  • cooking in historical Dutch ovens using locally sourced foods,
  • exploring a local watershed and creek,
  • viewing and discussing the Perseid meteor showers
  • learning about Iowa archeology and teaching resources

Register for licensure renewal credit at: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/
If you’ve not logged in to AEA Learning before, you’ll need to create an account. It is easiest to search for this couse by the course number.
Renewal credit (1.0) fee $35
Course: #180075 GW – Perseids on the Prairie – IAN/ICEC Summer Workshop

Don’t want to stay in a tipi or tent? Crest Country Inn located in Williamsburg is available for a rate of $84.00/night.  Contact them directly at (319) 668-1522 to reserve a room (no block of rooms are being held).

To view the full workshop agenda for the Summer Workshop check out the Registration Packet found on IAN’s website. Registration is limited to 40 people! Register now. https://www.iowanaturalists.org/workshops/upcoming-workshops

Register before July 18.  All registrations after July 18 will be charged a $25 late fee.

PAYING BY CHECK??? Regardless of what registration says, make checks payable to: IAN Treasurer

Mail to: Emily Herring, Marshall County Conservation Board, 2349 233rd Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

**Note workshop registration and fee is separate from licensure renewal credit registration and fee.


Check in begins noon 7/31/2019. Participants will camp onsite. Workshop concludes noon on 8/2/2019. Bring your own sleeping bags and pillows, lawn chair to sit in, s’mores or other campfire snacks to share, own dinnerware to use. Space to camp in a tipi is limited, so register early. We will have tent camping available to those not in a tipi or participants can bring their own tent. Remember to dress for the weather and activities. We will be going in the creeks on Thursdays. Old hiking boots, tennis shoes etc will work. Bring dry shoes for before and after. $75 materials fee due with registration. Instructional hours = 16.5 hours as outlined in course.


July 31
August 2
Event Category:


Iowa Conservation Education Coalition
Iowa Association of Naturalists


Walking Stick Adventures Farm
2347 L Ave
Williamsburg, IA 52361 United States
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