August 11th 9:00 – 11:30 Francis Sites Wetland Tour and Discussion
Meeting Location: TBD
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch provided by local sponsor
1:00 – 2:30 Technical Sessions — Majestic Pavilion in Arnolds Park
2:30 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 5:00 Technical Sessions — Majestic Pavilion in Arnolds Park
August 12th 9:00 – 11:30 Angler’s Bay Tour and Discussion
Meeting Location: Paddlers will meet at the Hales Slough Boat Ramp (1213 260th Avenue, Spirit Lake) at 9:00 am and hikers will meet at the same time at the Yarns Property parking lot (1187 270th Avenue, Spirit Lake).
12:00 – 2:00 Boxed Lunch and Walking Tour of Arnolds Park Stormwater Practices
2:30 – 4:00 Queen Tour of West Okoboji with featured speakers Rebecca Peters (history of the Iowa Great Lakes and fun facts), John Wills (water quality improvement practices), Mary Skopec (water quality monitoring).
August 13th 8:30 – 9:30 am Dr. Jim Pease at the Blue Water Festival. Presentation linking wildlife and water quality.
Location: Blue Water Festival Tent