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Ray Wolf to speak at Nahant on Droughts


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Posted Online: Feb. 20, 2013, 11:10 am
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Press release submitted by Nahant Marsh Education Center


Davenport, IA, February 20, 2013– An informational forum on The Droughts of 2012 & 2013 will be presentedon Thursday, February 28th from 6:30-7:30pm by Ray Wolf, Science and Operations Officer with NOAA/National Weather. Mr. Wolf will discuss how the recent droughts have impacted the natural environment, agriculture, and society. The presentation will showcase historical droughts of the 1930s and 1950s and will include the National Service's climate prediction for Summer 2013. The forum will be held at Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave, Davenport, IA. Refreshments will be provided. The cost of the forum is $5 with all proceeds to benefit Nahant Marsh. Please RSVP by going to www.nahantmarsh.org/all-events/ or by calling 563.323.5196.



















 



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