"Return of the Bald Eagle" to be presented at Driftless Area Education and Visitors Center February 22

Iowa award-winning nature photographer Ty Smedes will present pictures and stories from his current book “The Return of Iowa’s Bald Eagles” Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Driftless Area Education and Visitors Center in Lansing. Anyone who is interested may attend the program free of charge. “The Return of Iowa's Bald Eagles” and other books and photographs by Smedes will be available the night of the program.

Smedes has been photographing Iowa’s nature since 1980 when he bought his first 35mm camera. His photography work was first published by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources in 1983 and now can frequently be seen across several publications in Iowa and the United States. He has photographed nature in seven different African countries, South America, The Falkland Islands and Antarctica. Pictures, stories and more information on Smede’s photography adventures may be found at www.smedesphoto.com.

For more information on this event or any event hosted by the Allamakee County Conservation Board, call 563-538-0400. In the event of inclement weather, program announcements will be made on the Allamakee County Conservation Facebook page.

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