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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 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 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 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 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 14 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Toddler Toadstools
Need to get your little one out of the house and into nature? Come out to Wickiup Hill and experience our one-of-a-kind nature center!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 17 Sunday 12:30 PM Landowner Workshop and Expo
Learn how to bring more nature to your land!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 17 Sunday 1:00 PM Monarch butterfly tagging
Look to the skies for migrating Monarchs . . .
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Sep 19 Tuesday 6:30 PM Beekeeping as a Hobby: Is it for me?
Your own fresh, local honey all year long. Sounds good right? See if beekeeping is right for you!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 21-24 Thursday 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM 2017 Discover Wolves Bus Tour – A Weekend with Wolves!
Learn about wolves, black bears and the ecology of Northern Minnesota on a four-day bus trip. Cost is determined by number of participants per room.
Trips Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 21 Thursday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Rain Barrel workshop
A short discussion about ways to collect and use runoff water will be held before participants construct their own 55-gallon rain barrel. Co-sponsored by Polk Soil and Water Conservation District.
Programs Polk Easter Lake 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 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Loess Hills Heritage Week Kick-Off
Discover the Loess Hills!
Special Events Harrison Harrison County Historical Village Welcome Center
Sep 26 Tuesday 6:30 PM Hunters Education
Join us for Hunters Education at the Wickiup Hill Learning Center!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 27 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Science for Squirts - Leaf Man
Children ages 3-6 and siblings welcome!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 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 14 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6th Annual Wickup Fall Fest
Join us a for fun, fall day!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 17 Tuesday 6:30 PM Working Together to Save Our Bees
Join us for a look at bees in your neighborhood and what you can do to help them!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 9:00 AM Tri-State Rod Builders
Make your custom fishing rods better!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center

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