Naturally Louisa County Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the Naturally Louisa County Newsletter  online now!  As usual, the middle two pages (6-7) cover alot of great events happening in the area.  Winter is a beautiful time (with minimal bugs) to get outside and enjoy your county parks!

 

Toolesboro Touchstones: Twelve Monthly Events for 2020

Toolesboro Touchstones: Twelve Monthly Events for 2020

 

Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark includes some of the best-preserved and accessible remnants of Iowa’s Hopewell Culture, a Middle Woodland people who hunted, gathered, and gardened. The Toolesboro Mounds date from 200 B.C. to 300 A.D. and are an incredible resource located in Louisa County.

Louisa County Conservation and Nancy Hayes will be presenting twelve monthly events in 2020 to highlight the cultural resources represented at Toolesboro and throughout Louisa County.

Toolesboro Touchstone events will range from hands-on, family friendly events to guest speakers. Some events will take place at Toolesboro Mounds & Museum while others will take place in nearby communities.

We invite you all to the Toolesboro Touchstone Events. Click on the event name for more information. 

 

Event Date Event Name Event Location

January 18th

10:00 am - Noon

Winter Celebration

Hands-on activities, family friendly

Toolesboro Mounds and Museum

February 24th

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Burial Mounds and Their Protection in Iowa

Guest Speaker: Lara Noldner, Bioarchaology Director for the Office of the State Archaeologist

Columbus Junction City Hall

 

 

 

 

 

Board Opening - Applications due Dec 13

The Louisa County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking applications for a volunteer Louisa County Conservation Board Member.  The five-year appointment begins January 1, 2020.  The five-member board serves without pay and is responsible for establishing the policies and goals of the Louisa County Conservation Board.  Read more.

 

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