Join OSA archaeologists Cherie Haury-Artz and Elizabeth Reetz at the Calkins Nature Area Interpretive Center on Saturday, May 31, from noon to about 4:30 p.m. as they explain the rich cultural history along the Iowa River Water Trail. Participants will be introduced to Iowa's archaeological past, a chronology of Iowa's cultural history, and the importance of Iowa's water trails to people throughout time. A classroom presentation will be followed by an optional float on the Iowa River, 4.8 miles from the Alden River access to Weaver's Cove in Iowa Falls.
This event is sponsored by Hardin County Conservation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. This event is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, contact Chris Barber at email@example.com or (641) 648-9878.