Polk County Conservation

Book Worms

Join our book club with Polk County Conservation Naturalist, Heidi Anderson, for engaging discussions during the winter months. We'll focus on books about human observations and interactions with our natural world. We meet at Plot Twist Bookstore, 502 N Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny.

Book Selections for 2019

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot ~ January 31, 2019 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. To register, click here.

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben ~ February 28, 2019 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. To register, click here.

The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson ~ March 28, 2019 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. To register, click here.

Books we've previously discussed:

Winter World by Bernd Heinrich

Red-tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park by Marie Winn

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Colbert

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories of Fracking in America

River of Doubt by Candice Millard

The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Hour of the Land by Terry Tempest Williams

For more information, contact Heidi at heidi.anderson@polkcountyiowa.gov.

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Granger, IA 50109

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