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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 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 1 Sunday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Partners Fall Festival
Kick off the month of October at the Partners Fall Festival. Enjoy the changing seasons while listening to traditional and modern blues music from Redz Bluez.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Oct 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Honey Bees in Iowa
Learn about honeybees, honey beekeeping, and beyond. Come find out why we want to save the bees and how we can make that happen!
Programs Story McFarland Park
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 7 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fall Colors Hike
Enjoy a nature hike through the woods with a naturalist as they explain the brilliance of fall colors.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Oct 7 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Fall Fun Day 2017
We will have many different activities going on for families. Come trick or treating in the campground, take a hike on the nature trail, and play games including: turtle racing, pumpkin bowling, dig for fossils and more.
Special Events Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Oct 7 Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Dutch Oven Cooking
Join a WCCB naturalist to learn about Dutch Oven cooking outdoors. Participants will prepare recipes, cook dinner, and learn how to cook with and care for a Dutch Oven.
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Oct 13 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Halloween Hides and Creepy Caches
This is a geocache hunt like no other! Combining the fun of geocaching with the spirit of the season, the pursuit has turned nocturnal!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 14 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Dog Hike Days
Bring your favorite canine companion for a program on hiking with dogs.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Oct 14 Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Trick or Treat Hike 2017
Join us for a fun evening of Trick or Treating at Oak Grove Park.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Oct 17 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nocturnal Raptors
Who’s “hoo” at McFarland Park!Join us as we investigate the world of Iowa’s nocturnal raptors. Explore the unique adaptations of these impressive predators of the night.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 19 Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Fall Colors on the Square
Join a Warren County Conservation naturalist to learn about fall colors and walk around the town square identifying fall leaves.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Oct 21 Saturday 2017 Youth Mentor Pheasant Hunt
Youth ages 12- 15 are invited to join the Sioux Prairie Pheasants Forever and the Sioux County Conservation Board for this fun filled morning of pheasant hunting.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Oct 21 Saturday 2017 Fall Fest
Free Event at the Swan Lake Education Center
Programs Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Oct 21 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM 2017 Youth Pheasant Hunt
This is a free even open to local youth ages 12-15.
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Oct 21 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Walk for Wildlife
Enjoy a family walk through the park or extend your trip with a 5 or 10-kilometer Volkssport walk. You can also try geocaching along your walk, GPS units will be available.
Special Events Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Oct 21 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Woodland Restoration Work Days
Your help is needed to restore our woodlands by removing honeysuckle and other invasive species. No experience is necessary and equipment is provided.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Oct 21 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM TEAM Day
Be a part of our TEAM (Trail Enhancement and Management) and help make improvements to county trail systems.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 21 Saturday 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Briggs Woods Trick-or-Treating & Autumn Night Hike - "Super Heros of Nature"
Enjoy trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting, hayrides, free meal, and the Autumn Night Hike. Join us on a wildlife safari to discover what roams at Briggs Woods Park!
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Oct 21 Saturday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Trick or Treat Night
Trick or Treat night at Breezy Bay campground will be on Saturday, October 21, 2017. This is a free event, open to the public.
Special Events Story Hickory Grove Park
Oct 23 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Halloween Hike
Join Warren County Conservation for our annual Halloween Hike!
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Oct 27 Friday 6:30 PM - 7:28 PM Owl Prowl
After a brief discussion around the campfire about these flying predators of the night, we’ll go for a hike and learn how to call three different species of owls.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Oct 28 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Geocache Pumpkin Hunt
Learn how to use a GPS, then go search the woods to find some pumpkins, collecting prizes and candy along the way! Be sure to keep an eye out for spiders along the way that are worth special prizes.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park

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