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Aug 22 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Foraging for Mushrooms
This program will cover proper Identification of your most basic edible mushrooms of Iowa. We will also focus on what time of year to start looking for specific species of Mushrooms.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Aug 22 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Iowa B Club
Please welcome, the NEW “Iowa B Club” hosted by Wickiup Hill Learning Center!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Aug 23 Wednesday 5:30 PM Journey to Freedom
Experience Iowa's Underground Railroad
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Aug 25 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 26 Saturday 8:00 AM Longbow Workshop
Longbow Workshop
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Aug 26 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Monarch Tagging
Come learn about one of the world’s most talked about butterflies and what makes them so unique! We will also try our hand at catching and tagging monarchs as they migrate back to their winter home in Mexico.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Aug 26 Saturday 7:30 PM Outdoor Movie Night
Enjoy a movie on the prairie . . . .
Special Events Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Aug 27 Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM StoryWalk Open House
To celebrate our first StoryWalk, join us for a kickoff that includes games, activities, refreshments and door prizes!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 30 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Toddler Toadstools
Get your little one out of the house and into nature!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Aug 31 Thursday 4:30 PM Monarch Tagging at Lowe Park
Join us as we tag Monarchs to be released for their journey to Mexico!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 1 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Butterflies
Spend a morning learning, playing and growing with butterflies! We'll talk about monarchs and other butterflies through stories and hands on activities!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 2 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico! We will catch, tag and release Monarchs that will help us track the butterfly and learn more about their mysterious migration.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 2 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music in the Park
“The Boys Name Sue” – A Tribute to Johnny Cash have taken the region by storm with their tribute to the “Man in Black”, Johnny Cash.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 3 Sunday 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Glow Wild
Bring the whole family to an afternoon of food, fun, environmental education programming, drinks, and live music - all illuminated by an evening bonfire.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 5 Tuesday 8:00 AM Trick or Treat Hike Registration
September 5 is the date to call in and make your reservations for the annual Trick or Treat Hike. The actual hike and trick or treating will take place Saturday October 14.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Sep 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors- History of Iowa Wildlife
For all the challenges facing Iowa’s wildlife populations and their habitats, reflection on the history of our state’s wildlife reveals many conservation success stories.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pelicans in the Sky
The American white pelicans are here! Learn about these amazing birds and their migration patterns in Iowa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 7 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Monarch Tagging at Wickiup Hill
Tag a monarch to be released for it's long journey to Mexico!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 7 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Jelly Night
Learn to make jelly from foraged plants with local foodie Jeny Meyer! This make- and- take workshop will make a great gift or sweet treat at home!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 8 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Sep 8 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Join us for a campfire program about the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal animals.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 9 Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Women in the Outdoors
Women ages 14 on up (those age 14-17 must attend with adult). Event will be hosted at Oak Grove Park from 8 am- 4:30 pm. Cost for the day is $45 payable to the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Sep 9 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Learn why monarch butterflies are “tagged” and then we’ll use nets to catch and tag a few.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Sep 9 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico! We will catch, tag and release Monarchs that will help us track the butterfly and learn more about their mysterious migration.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 9 Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 AM The Monarch Butterfly & Butterfly Hike
Experience the life of a Monarch butterfly! Find out why Monarch Butterflies numbers are down in recent years.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course

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