may, 2019

wed15may10:30 amThe American Bison: Its History, Survival and Sustainment10:30 am St. Lucas German American Museum, 212 East Main Street, St. Lucas, IA 52166 Event Organized By: St. Lucas Historical Society Age Range:All agesCost:Free/Small Donation

Event Details

Dave Roselien of Decorah will speak on “The American Bison: Its History, Survival and Sustainment.”

Dave will trace the prehistoric migrations of bison from North Asia to North American, the role of bison in the lives of the Native American tribes, the near successful 19th Century campaign to destroy them, and their contemporary comeback throughout the West and Midwest.

Dave is a retired veterinarian expert who worked with the US Park Service on the brucellosis problem in the buffalo and elk herds in Yellowstone National Park.


(Wednesday) 10:30 am


St. Lucas German American Museum

212 East Main Street, St. Lucas, IA 52166


St. Lucas Historical SocietyThe mission of the St. Lucas Historical Society is to preserve the past, celebrate our cultural heritage and embrace the future. The Society is a team of active participants from the community and across the Nation who are dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the historic school building, the continued growth and development of the German American Museum, Library and Family History Center, and the celebration of the rich history and cultural heritage of the 212 East Main Street, St. Lucas, Iowa 52166