The Annual Meeting of the Rice County Historical Society will be held on Nov. 21, at the Coronado Quivira Museum, 105 West Lyon in Lyons. The business meeting will open at 7 p.m. and be followed by a presentation on The History of the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Over the years, much has changed at the Center.
Visitor Services Specialist Barry Jones will give the presentation. Jones has 25 years of service in the federal government, in both the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service. Originally from Missouri, Jones has lived in 10 states. In August 2009, he began his position as Visitor Services Specialist at Quivira. His main duties in the job are presenting programs to the public and to school and other organized groups, maintaining our website and social media communications, developing and designing interpretive displays and printed materials, and conducting wildlife and plant surveys. Jones’ main interests are bird-watching, nature study, and music.
For additional information, call (620) 257-3941.