CEDAR RAPIDS – No one actually took a head count, but one water quality “fan” was wearing a Cyclone jacket during the “Clean Streams and Waterways” panel discussion hosted by the League of Women Voters, so in my estimation, ISU won the numbers game at today’s forum at the Indian Creek Nature Center. Before I […]
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CEDAR RAPIDS – Rich Patterson will take on a different role at the Indian Creek Nature Center’s upcoming Maple Syrup Festival. Patterson is officially ending his career at the Nature Center on Feb. 28 and will be volunteering both mornings at the 2014 Syrup Fest on Saturday, March 1, and Sunday, March 2.
The Indian Creek Nature Center has appointed a new executive director of operations. Longtime leader, Rich Patterson, notes that he isn’t retiring, but will focus his efforts on fund-raising from a downtown Cedar Rapids office. Here is more from the Nature Center:
Catch that rain last night? My rain barrel did. With forecasts still calling for freezing temperatures in Iowa, I consulted Rich Patterson of the Indian Creek Nature Center to see if it was safe to set up the barrel for the season. Patterson had set up his rain barrels Sunday (April 7,) he said, “so […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Organizers hoped to attract 15 to 20 people when the Indian Creek Nature Center first offered a maple syrup workshop. More than 50 people attended that initial demonstration in 1979. Several years later, Rich Patterson was seeking a replacement for one of the Nature Center’s major fundraisers when he hit upon the […]