Articles from April 2021

Children walking in some tall grass

Getting Back in the Wild

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Following the cancellation of all youth camp programming in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Recreational Services is pleased to again be hosting Wildlife Camps this coming summer. The original Wildlife Camp program, hosted at the Macbride Nature Recreation Area, will be celebrating its 30th year in the wild, carrying on a long legacy of hands-on experiences that awaken awareness, nurture appreciation, and inspire action for all things wild.

Loss of a fellow Hawkeye: Senéad Short

Sunday, April 4, 2021
It is with a heavy heart that we report that Senéad Short, a 2018 graduate of the University of Iowa, and 2020 Fulbright award winner, was among those killed in a train derailment on Friday, April 2, in Hualien County, Taiwan. Our thoughts are with Senéad’s family and friends and we offer condolences to all of those who lost loved ones in Friday’s accident.