Event Details

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Informational Workshop

07/21/2017 08:30 AM

@ Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Ave
DixonIA 


Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Informational Workshop

The Scott County Conservation Board, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, will be hosting an informational workshop covering the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus).

The snake was listed as threatened in September of 2016 and efforts are underway to engage local landowners, as well as conservation organizations and agencies in the Lower Wapsipinicon River area.

Please join us to learn about Eastern Massasauga ecology and life history, sites in Iowa that are being managed for the snake, and what you can do to help Eastern Massasauga and other wildlife in your area. Refreshments and lunch provided!

Presentations by:

-Terry VanDeWalle, Senior Ecologist with Stantec
-Dale Maxson, Eastern Iowa Land Steward with The Nature Conservancy
-Andrew DiAllesandro, Private Lands Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

When: Friday, July 21st, 2017, 8:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Registration begins @ 8:30 A.M.
Presentations from 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Habitat site tour from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Where: Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, Iowa 52745

Please RSVP by Friday, July 14th by calling either Andrew DiAllesandro (309-757-5800 x210, andrew_diallesandro@fws.gov) or Dave Murcia (563-328-3286, dave.murcia@scottcountyiowa.com ).

Show Map

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Government Organization

Report a Problem

Tweets from Davenport
twitter