• Pink flowers blossom in the garden of a white two-room cottage.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Event Details

  • Every 3rd Wednesday of every month. from 01/15/2014 to 02/19/2014

    Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (319) 643-2541

In recognition of President Herbert Hoover's interest in geology and conservation, Dr. Richard Baker presents a series of lectures about geology in our national parks, featuring Everglades (January 15) and Arches and Canyonlands (February 19). Dr. Baker is a professor emeritus in the Geoscience Department at the University of Iowa. He completed his doctorate research at Yellowstone National Park. He has traveled to many of our national parks and has taught a course on them at the University of Iowa. The lecture series is free and meets at the visitor center of Herbert Hoover National Historic Site from 7:00 p.m. on January 14 and February 19.