Learn all about the conservation techniques used to keep parks and preserves thriving at the next Senior Education program on Monday, June 18, hosted by UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Emily Klein, Poweshiek County resource manager and naturalist, will share a virtual tour of the Poweshiek County Conservation parks and preserves via pictures and maps during her presentation of “Poweshiek County Conservation Parks, Preserves and Education Programs.”
Klein is originally from the Grinnell area and moved back to work for Poweshiek County in 2016, bringing over 15 years of experience teaching and working in conservation. Klein earned her bachelor of science degree in Agriculture Education at Iowa State University and her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Environmental Education, from Florida Atlantic University. Her presentation will also include information about the different types of education programs offered by the county, highlighting the Market Fresh Dutch Cooking demonstrations Klein holds the third Thursday of each month at the Grinnell Farmer’s Market.
This program is free and open to the public. It will be held at 10 a.m. in the Drake Community Library, with refreshments beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Parking is available at the Drake Community Library, along Park Street, on Fifth Avenue, and in the First Presbyterian Church parking lot. Seniors needing transportation may call GRMC Communications and Development at 641-236-2590 by the Thursday before the program.