Connie Mutel has release her new book titled: A Sugar Creek Chronicle; Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland
Connie Mutel, a Senior Science Writer at the University of Iowa’s IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering, and also a CGRER member, has written and lectured extensively on Midwestern natural history and environmental issues. Her many books include The Emerald Horizon: The History of Nature in Iowa, Fragile Giants: A Natural History of the Loess Hills, A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008, and The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands. Her most recent publication is the 2016 book A Sugar Creek Chronicle: Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland (University of Iowa Press).
Upcoming talks for the general public
March 29: Guest on Talk of Iowa with Charity Nebbe, Iowa Public Radio, 10:00 am
March 30: Reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore, 15 S. Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA, 7:00 pm
April 2: Keynote at “Reading Our Land: Heritage & Legacy,” Madison County Historical Complex, 815 S 2nd Ave, Winterset IA, symposium held 9:00 am-12:00 pm.
April 23: Reading at Next Page Books, 1105 3rd St, Cedar Rapids IA, 3:00 pm. (Reading held next door at the CSPS Hall, 1103 3rd St.)
April 24: Book signing at Earth Care, Nature Connect Ecofest, Conservation Education Center, Kent Park, 2048 Hwy 6 NW, Oxford IA, 1:00-4:00 pm.
June 3, 4, 5: Speaker at Loess Hills Prairie Seminar, Onawa IA. June 3, lecture at West Monona High School, 7:50 pm; June 4 and 5, further discussion, 8:15-10:15 at outdoor seminar site and campground.