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

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Event Details

  • 07/26/2014

    Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (319) 643-2541

To celebrate National Park Week and in recognition of President Herbert Hoover's interest in geology and conservation,  Dr. Richard Baker continues his series of lectures about geology in our national parks with presentations on Yellowstone (April 19), Acadia and Great Smoky Mountains (June 18), and Mount Rainier and Crater Lake (July 26).  

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 is free and meets at the visitor center of Herbert Hoover National Historic Site.