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Apr 24 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Tots: Inside This Egg
Learn about eggs!
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Apr 29 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Volunteer Field Day
Join Pottawattamie County Conservation staff as we hit the trails at Hitchcock Nature Center for a day of volunteer service. Get ready to make a difference!
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 29 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #5
Join us for the fifth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 29 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Prairie Rescue Single Mingle
Have a love of the outdoors? Connect with other, like-minded individuals at this brand new volunteer event
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 2 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - Our State Fair is a Great State Fair
Our State Fair – Iowa’s Blue Ribbon Story is the book that chronicles 150 years of Iowans who have collectively made up our unique August experience.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 6 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #6
Join us for the sixth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Open House
Celebrate spring . . .
Programs Floyd Tosanak Recreation Area
May 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Willow Lake Outdoor Day
Try something new!
Special Events Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
May 6 Saturday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mystery Cache
Join us for a technological scavenger hunt through Iowa's Loess Hills at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 12 Friday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Trumpeter Swan Release
DNR Swan Release
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 12 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Smartphone Geocaching
If you enjoy treasure hunting come and try Geocaching with your smartphone.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
May 13 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #7
Join us for the seventh and final session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 13 Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 2017 Youth Jamboree
Everything is 100% free! We provide everything from the fishing poles and bait, to the firearms and ammo. It truly is a whole-family event.
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
May 13 Saturday 4:00 PM 2017 Speaker Series - "Aldo Leopold"
The 2017 Speaker Series is a new programming series designed for teens & adults to provide them with an opportunity to learn from and interact with various authorities in the fields of conservation & environmental science.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 19-20 Friday 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Buy Two Nights, Get One Free Camping
Free camping voucher when you pay for two nights!
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
May 20 Saturday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM Birding 101 With Nic Salick
From phenology to field marks, join experienced birders Nic Salick, Jason Andersen, and Michelle Biodrowski in this how-to class for beginners.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 27 Saturday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM 5K Fun Run/Walk
Walk the trails at Lake Icaria for a great cause!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 27 - Oct 28 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management - Six-Class Series
This six-class series is designed to provide members of the public the basic knowledge and skills required to create and maintain a healthy environment in a Midwestern natural areas setting.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 27 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management May Session
Register for the May session of this six-class series designed to provide members of the public the basic knowledge and skills required to create and maintain a healthy environment in a Midwestern natural areas setting.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 27 Saturday 9:00 AM Youth Fishing Clinic
Youth Fishing Clinic cosponsored by the North Linn Fish and Game Club
Programs Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
May 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Youth Fishing Clinic (12 and under)
Register at Bobbers Down Marina by 10:00AM. Open to ages 12 and under.
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 27 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music in the Park Four Mile Creek Band
The Four Mile Creek Band plays a variety of acoustic music including traditional bluegrass, contemporary bluegrass sounds and old time country and gospel.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 2-4 Friday Iowa Free Fishing Days
FISH FREE
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jun 2-4 Friday 3:00 Free Camping & Fishing Weekend
Free Camping & Fishing Weekend!
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
Jun 2 Friday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dragons in Polk County
We have dragons living in Polk County; dragonflies and damselflies that is. Come learn how these magnificent aerialists spend most of their day hovering, diving, flying backwards and upside down.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park

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