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Written by Lisa Gerwulf   
Monday, 20 February 2012 14:34

Art Program Planned

On Saturday, February 25 at 11:00 A.M. the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center will be hosting a natural charcoal art program. Have you ever wanted to make your own drawing charcoal?  Well, now you can!  Join Aaron Askelson to learn how to create our own charcoal and put it to the test by drawing your own winter outdoor scene.  Please bring paper and BYOM – Bring Your Own Mug.  Please call (563) 328-3286 to register.

 

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center can be found 6 miles south of Wheatland or 1 mile northwest of Dixon, Iowa by taking County Road Y4E.  Then turn north at 52nd Avenue and follow the signs for about 1 mile.

 

 

Maple-Syruping Demonstration Planned

On Saturday, February 25 at 1:00 P.M. the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center will be hosting a maple-syruping demonstration. Join Tom Greene as he discusses the history and procedure of tapping trees for syrup.  Handouts and where to find tapping equipment will be provided to participants.  Please call (563) 328-3286, if you are interested in attending.

 

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center can be found 6 miles south of Wheatland or 1 mile northwest of Dixon, Iowa by taking County Road Y4E.  Then turn north at 52nd Avenue and follow the signs for about 1 mile.