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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 - 2:00 PM Wildflower Hike
Hike through the woods to view and identify the dazzling display of spring wildflowers.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Apr 29 Saturday 1:00 PM Trail Enhancement and Management (TEAM) Day
Be a part of our TEAM (Trail Enhancement and Management) and help make improvements to county trail systems.
Programs Story Robison Wildlife Acres
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
Apr 30 Sunday 2:00 PM Wildflower Walk at Lake Meyer on April 30
Join Winneshiek County Conservation staff in walking the woods to find and learn about spring ephemeral wildflowers.
Programs Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
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 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 10 Wednesday 7:00 PM Dragonflies - Flying Jewels
The Lime Creek Nature Center and North Iowa Nature Club present dragonfly expert Steve Hummel.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Spring Bird Banding
This is a GREAT way to engage in real-life and exciting scientific research, AND see birds up close!
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
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 15 Monday 7:00 PM Save The Last Dance - Wildlife Photographer Noppadol Paothong
Award-winning photographer Noppadol Paothong will provide a presentation about his work with grassland grouse and their fragile habitats.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
May 16 Tuesday 6:00 PM Board Meeting: Sabula Welcome Center
Tour Middle Lake then join the conservation board for a meeting in the upper level of the Sabula Welcome Center.
Other Location Jackson South Sabula Lake Park
May 19 Friday 3:00 PM Buy Two Nights, Get One Free Camping
Free camping voucher when you pay for two nights!
Special Events Des Moines 4th Pumping Plant Recreation Area
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 19 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Catch-n-Croakers
Learn to identify frogs by sight and sound before sloshing into the wetlands to catch these amazing creatures.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
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 21 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Conservation Volunteer Picnic
Volunteer Picnic
Special Events Dubuque Swiss Valley Park

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