Photo: Sherman’s Chimney Swifts’ Tower

 

 

The Althea R. Sherman Project

 

HOME

ABOUT US

IN THE NEWS

DONATE—HOW TO HELP

ALTHEA R. SHERMAN

CHIMNEY SWIFTS’ TOWER

CHIMNEY SWIFTS' WEBCAM

SHERMAN COLLECTIONS

PHOTO GALLERY
CALENDAR
MAP & VISITOR INFO
THE SHERMAN MUSEUM
BLOG
OUR SCRAPBOOK
RESOURCES & LINKS
Calendar

ARSP Calendar        Calendar Archives

ARSP Calendar—2017

month event
January

 

February

 

March

03/18 (Sa)The 12th Annual Purple Martin Workshop/Seminar9am at the CAM Iowa Clothing Center, 1005 Nutmeg Ave (1.8 miles north of Kalona, IA and one mile east off Highway 1). $2 registration fee (10 and under free). Lunch available on site. Vendors will have displays of interest to program attendees.

Morning speakers include:

• Jennifer Jordan (Iowa City, IA)—Recycling Coordinator, City of Iowa City, will speak on: "Resource Management in Johnson County" -an inside look at recycling and how you can help reduce waste.

• Doug Harr (Ogdon, IA)—Iowa Audubon President, Harr will speak on: "Swans, Swifts & Ceruleans. . .Why Citizen Conservation Counts." Your role in conserving threatened bird species.

• Pat Schlarbaum (Nevada, IA)—Long-time leader in the Nongame Program of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources , Pat will speak on: "Update: Eagles, Ospreys, and Peregrine Falcons" on the successes and challenges of these DNR restoration programs.

Afternoon speaker:  

• Dave Duit (Nevada, IA) of the Iowa Purple Martin Organization speaking on "A Comprehensive Look at the Purple Martin and Landlord Practices."

A panel of vetern landlords will answer questions, followed by door prizes and auction.

Well-maintained martin colonies bring joy to any neighborhood. Establish a colony now.

For more information, or if you would like to have a booth, please contact: Evan Gingerich, 2282 Johnson-Washington Rd. SW, Kalona, IA 52247 (319) 656-3629 (voice mail) or Jim Walters at (319) 466-1134

April

 

May

 

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

 

Photo: portrait of Althea R. Sherman

Althea Rosina Sherman

© Oberlin College Archives

Contact Us
1033 E. Washington St   •   Iowa City, IA 52240-5248
319.668.1838
www.althearsherman.org   •   4althea@windstream.net

updated       03.07.17
Grafic: pen and ink drawing of Sherma’s Chimney Swifts’ Tower by William J. Wagner, AIA

Sherman’s Chimney Swifts' Tower

© William J. Wagner, FAIA (1965)