Dan Kaercher to speak at Neal Smith NWR

Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living Magazine and host of “Iowa’s Simple Pleasures”, will speak at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Kaercher will share stories of Iowa’s Hidden Treasures from 1:00-2:00pm, followed by a question and answer session and an opportunity for book signings. This talk is the first installment of a speaker series provided by the Friends of Neal Smith NWR.

Dan Kaercher spent years traveling in almost every one of Iowa’s 99 counties in search of close-to-home attractions and getaways to share with his loyal readers and viewers. For 21 years, the Council Bluffs native served as founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine. Dan is also the author of three books about the Midwest and Iowa: Best of the Midwest, Taste of the Midwest, and Parklands of the Midwest. Autographed copies of Kaercher’s three books will be offered for sale.

Join us at America’s largest reconstructed tallgrass prairie to learn more about Iowa’s many outdoor destinations! You’ll be amazed to learn what surprises you don’t know await right in your own backyard–Iowa. Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is located in Prairie City, Iowa at 9981 Pacific Street. If you have any questions, please call Brianna Patrick at 515-994-3400.