Sunday, March 4, 2012

Mar 4, 2012: Today! Fifth Annual Ames Reads Leopold

Fifth Annual Ames Reads Leopold
Date: Sunday, March 4th, 2012
Start: 1:30 pm End: 4:00 pm
Location: Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue, Ames, Iowa
Contact: Erwin Klaas, (515) 233-3327,

The focus will be on the writings of Aldo Leopold from A Sand County Almanac that are read aloud as part of Aldo Leopold Weekend activities across the country. New this year will be musical interludes by folk singer Tim Southwick Johnson of Wisconsin, featuring his original ballads and other songs inspired by Leopold's essays.

The Ames group is led by retired ISU professor Erv Klaas. The public is invited to attend this event, either for its duration or just 30 minutes. Refreshments will be served, and copies of A Sand County Almanac will be available as door prizes.

The Ames event is sponsored by the Aldo Leopold Foundation, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Ames Public Library, Big Bluestem Chapter of the National Audubon Society, Friends of Ada Hayden Heritage Park, and Ames Chapter of the Isaac Walton League.
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