Friday, January 11, 2013

Iowa Nature Calendar

January 11, 1887 - Conservationist Aldo Leopold, author of A Sand Country Almanac, was born in Burlington in Des Moines Country.

The Iowa Nature Calendar, by Jean C. Prior and James Sandrock

Monday, January 7, 2013

Snowplow Shoveling

The snowplow these men are shoveling out in Estherville was powered by a locomotive and used to clear train tracks. 

Was This Heaven? by Lyell D. Henry, Jr. 

Growing together: A group of students trade dorm life for a garden plot

This is a great article for your Monday morning...