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Conservation Events

  1. Beat the Blues Winter Marathon

    January 1, 2020 - March 1, 2020

    Complete a full marathon - 26 miles! - between January 1 and March 1, 2020. Walk, run, ski, snowshoe, or bike 26 miles outdoors at your own pace, when it works for you and your family. Or play outside for 30 minutes to equal one mile. Record your mileage on the Mileage Log. Use #sccwintermarathon to share your photos and adventures!

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  2. Common Ground Recording Session

    February 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Ames Public Library, Rotary Room

    Common Ground is a statewide project that brings together people of all generations, ages, backgrounds, knowledge bases, places of residence, and political persuasions to give voice in their own words to the important role that the natural world plays in their lives. It aims to help people not only acknowledge their own connections to the natural world, but also build relationships with others who feel the same. We hope to show that—despite perceived differences—our common (though unique) experiences in nature are fertile ground for building relationships and coming together to work toward a collective goal: the protection of our natural resources. We will be collecting stories and photos from across the state and creating a public archive and exhibit. You have full control over your submissions to Common Ground and can elect how you wish to have your story and image shared publicly, if at all. Check http://bit.ly/CommonGroundProject for additional opportunities to participate.

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