2022 Field Tours

All are welcome at the 2022 PLC Field Days

Thursday, August 11th from 9:00 – 11:30  Francis Sites Wetland

The recent completion of the Francis Sites Wetland Property will be our Thursday Morning Field Tour.  Learn about the efforts to improve water quality through the creation of the Francis Sites Wetland.

Friday, August 12th from 9:00 – 11:30 Angler’s Bay – Big Spirit

Prairie Lakes Conference attendees are invited to participate in a paddling or walking tour of the Anglers Bay Shoreland Restoration Project on the Northeast side of Big Spirit Lake at 9:00 am, August 12, 2022.  Following a one hour on-site presentation and question and answer period, paddlers and hikers are free to explore the area for as long as they wish.  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).  Paddlers can bring their own kayak or canoe (remember your life jacket) or reserve one at no cost from Lakeside Laboratory.  Vehicle rides will be available for hikers unable to make the 0.8 mile walk (to and from the presentation site, combined). To reserve a kayak or inform us of your need for a ride, please contact Mary at Lakeside Lab at 712-337-3669 ext 5.