Monday, September 8, 2014

Celebrate Our Prairie Heritage at the South Sioux City Public Library

Diane Blankenship will speak on “Our Prairie Heritage” on Wednesday September 10th at 6:30 p.m. at the South Sioux City Public Library, 2121 Dakota Avenue, South Sioux City, Nebraska.

"Our Prairie Heritage" - a program that is part of "Iowa" Prairie Heritage Week. Historic photos will be presented and also up-to-date images regarding prairies and native plants in Iowa and Nebraska.

Diane Blankenship is a prairie preservationist and natural historian who is associated with the Iowa Prairie Network and with her husband Bill, guided the development of the Garden of Discovery at the Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Ms. Blankenship has collected historic nature images of the Iowa prairie, as well as her contemporary photos.  Her presentation shed new life on our prairie heritage, as well as our current state of our prairie environment.

For more information on this event, you may contact Dave Mixdorf at the library, 402-494-7545 or  

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