Six Buena Vista University students have developed display materials for informational kiosks along the Little Storm Lake Boardwalk, a central educational feature of the Little Storm Lake Restoration Project.
The students, representing multiple academic disciplines, are: Natalie Hall, a senior graphic design and visual communication major from White Bear Lake, MN; Clair Lynn, a junior media studies major from Farragut; Julia Rust, a senior biology major from Sibley; Jennifer Heim, a junior biology and environmental science double major from Watertown, S.D.; Stefan Petersen, a senior biology major from Audubon; and Kelsey Fredricks, a sophomore environmental science major from Marathon.
The Little Storm Lake Restoration Project — which is funded by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and a Watershed Improvement Review Board grant to the Lake Preservation Association of Storm Lake — will be featured in a presentation at the June 2 meeting of the Raccoon River Watershed Association (RRWA) on the BVU campus.
Dr. Melinda Coogan, assistant professor of biology and a member of the RRWA board, says the meeting is expected to draw about 50 participants. The program will include presentations on regional watershed projects, such as the Little Storm Lake Restoration Project. The general meeting will start at 10 a.m. in room 125 of the Estelle Siebens Science Center. A walking tour of the boardwalk will be held following the RRWA meeting. The event is open to the public.