Mark Stanley introduced Gralon McGaffin State Director Nature Conservatory.  He talked about the mission:  To conserve the lands and water in which all life depends.  It began in 1963 in Iowa.  60 years 23 staff working 20,000 acres.  He showed many photos of Iowa Cedar Rive Bank, , Des Moines Riverbank, Loss Hills, Missouri River, and Little Sioux Valley.
They want to have active land, grow climate program and advocate at all levels.
There are outreach programs in Linn, Dallas, Warren, Jackson, Johnson and Polk counties. 
President Theresa called the meeting to order at0 7:10 am. 
There will be the Blood Drive January 25 at The Restore Area. 00
Bowl for Kids' Sake February 24, 2024
Grant Management Seminar March 3, West Liberty 9-12
Meeting adjourned 8:00 am.