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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 - 8:00 PM Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park will combine the relaxation of yoga and the serenity of nature.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
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 22-24 Friday Halloween at McFarlane Park
Halloween at McFarlane Park
Special Events Black Hawk McFarlane 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 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 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 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 6:30 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 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 7 Saturday 9:00 AM Lime Creek Timber Trot
Enjoy a five-mile trail run among the beautiful fall colors of the Lime Creek Nature Center.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 7 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fall Leaf Kayak and Canoe Float
Join us for a relaxing Fall Float down the scenic Wapsipinicon River
Special Events Linn Pinicon Ridge 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 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Shooting Range Certification Course
Big Hollow Shooting Range Certification Course
Programs Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
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 13-15 Friday Halloween at Black Hawk Park
Halloween at Black Hawk Park
Special Events Black Hawk Black Hawk 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 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 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

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