Karin Franklin, Program Director, introduced Jason Taylor, Executive Direct of Bur Oak Land Trust.  He is a UI Graduate with a BS in Enviromental Science, a MA Education Measurement and Statistics. Sgt. in Marine Corps for 7 years.  Team Rubicon volunteer disaster and humanitarian relief.  He joined Bur Oak in July 2018. He became Director in 2019.  In 1978, the goal of Bur Land Trust was to Protect and Restore the Lane of Iowa.  There are 36 native orchids.  Plant extinction is happening 500 times faster Jun 2019, Jason talked about Habitat loss, fragmentation, degradation.  Team Rubicon staff members have assisted with disaster response in six states. Classroom training provides individuals to better serve the community when the next disaster hits.   
President Jenny called them meeting to order at 7:05 am.  Roger Christian said that he would like two volunteers to learn physical space set up for the meetings. 
There will be sendoff party on May 5, for the "Flight to End Polio".  
There will be a "Walk for Dignity" being held April 30, 2023 at 1:00 pm Willow Creek Park
There is still time to register for the District Conference being held April 22, 2023 at the Raddison Hotel. Sign up to bring a dessert.  Deadline 4-8-23
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 am