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Thu, May 30

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Osborne Nature/Visitor Center

O.W.L.S Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm Tour

The next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls program will be on Thursday, May 30th. This year’s theme is “NEIA Farm and Ag Tour”, and May’s program will be a tour of the Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm near Cresco, Iowa. Please meet at Osborne Park at 9:15 to carpool to our destination.

O.W.L.S Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm Tour
O.W.L.S Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm Tour

Time & Location

May 30, 2024, 9:15 AM – 4:15 PM

Osborne Nature/Visitor Center , 29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043, USA

About the Event

The next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls program will be on Thursday, May 30th. This year’s theme is “NEIA Farm and Ag Tour”, and May’s program will be a tour of the Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm near Cresco, Iowa. Please meet at Osborne Park at 9:15 to carpool to our destination.

Join us to learn how Dr. Norman E Borlaug became known as the Father of the Green Revolution. Tour the site where the seeds of inspiration began for young Norman which shaped his scientific and humanitarian work that earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. The farm is a Silos and Smokestacks NHS and includes a schoolhouse, home, farm buildings and fields. Reservations are required. Reserve your spot today by calling (563) 245-1516 or visit the Osborne Nature Center. 

Osborne Nature Center is located on HWY 13 five miles south of Elkader. The center is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday-Friday. For more information on events visit www.claytoncountyconservation.org.

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