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Sep 19 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hunters Education Course
Visit http://register-ed.com/programs/iowa for required sign up.
Other Location Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 21 Thursday 6:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
Join us for a relaxing cruise on the Mississippi River guided by one of our naturalist.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 22-24 Friday Halloween at McFarlane Park
Halloween at McFarlane Park
Special Events Black Hawk McFarlane Park
Sep 22 Friday Wild Women of the Woods
The fifth annual Wild Women of the Woods event will take place September 22-24 at Hickory Grove Park!
Programs Story Hickory Grove Park
Sep 22 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Stargazing on the Equinox
Turn your eyes to the sky to view the autumn constellations on the autumnal equinox! Local astronomers will provide telescopes for viewing.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Sep 23 Saturday 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt
Would your child like to experience the thrill of waterfowl hunting? This mentored hunt in a controlled waterfowl hunting area at Chichaqua can provide this opportunity.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Sep 23 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management September Session
Register for the September 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
Sep 23 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Free guided canoe tours of Big Hollow!
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
Sep 23 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Half Price Canoes
Enjoy a canoe ride for half price!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 23 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nature Center Open
Come visit our Nature Center!
Special Events Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Sep 25 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM After School Special - Nature's Window
All ages are invited to join us in the nature center to enjoy the new bird feeder speaker, Nature’s Window.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Sep 26 Tuesday 2:00 PM Homeschool in the Hills
Homeschool students & parents are invited to join us for a fun field day at Hitchcock Nature Center held in conjunction with the Loess Hills Heritage Week.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 26 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Forest Bathing
Research confirms the health benefits of time spent in nature, everything from improving mental health to lowering your blood pressure and fighting cancer.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 26 Tuesday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek Meeting
Lead a group, work with live animals, gardening and more! We would love to see what you have to offer!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 27 Wednesday 7:00 AM Building Better Birders Field Class & Eco Cruise
World Class birder Kelly McKay will lead this free class to improve bird watching skills.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 28 Thursday 6:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
Join us for a relaxing cruise on the Mississippi River guided by one of our naturalist.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 29 Friday 7:00 PM An Evening with John Liu
Join renowned filmmaker & founder of the Environmental Education Media Project (EEMP) John Liu for a special event at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 30 Saturday 7:30 AM Birding 101 With Nic Salick
From phenology to field marks, join Pheasants Forever biologist and experienced birder Nic Salick in this how-to class for birding beginners.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 30 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nature Center Open
Come visit our Nature Center!
Special Events Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Sep 30 Saturday 3:00 PM Dutch Oven Gathering
Calling all area Dutch Oven cookers, join us at Turkey Ridge Campground on September 30 for a night of cooking. Dishes will be judged starting at 6 pm.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Sep 30 Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Moonlight Seed Harvest
Join Polk County Conservation and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for a moonlit evening as we work to restore native prairie by collecting seed ready to harvest.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Oct 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - Iowa Arboretum
Mark Schneider, Executive Director of the Iowa Arboretum, Mark will speak about one of his favorite public gardens, the Iowa Arboretum.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 5 Thursday 5:00 PM Fall Color Eco Cruise
Join us for a relaxing cruise on the Mississippi River guided by one of our naturalist.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Oct 5 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Backpacking 101: 4-Season Edition
Pottawattamie County Conservation and the backpacking experts at Canfield’s Sporting Goods and have once again teamed up to provide a 4-part and 4-season series of classes.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Oct 6-8 Friday Halloween at Hickory Hills Park
Halloween at Hickory Hills Park
Special Events Black Hawk Hickory Hills Park

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