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Nov 29 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM For Seniors Only - A Visit with Ding Darling
Join us as Jay N. “Ding” Darling (actor Tom Milligan) visits with the audience, as an old friend, in his 11th office at The Des Moines Register.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 2 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Nature Holiday Crafts
Join a Warren County Conservation naturalist for a relaxing & fun craft day at the Annett Nature Center
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Dec 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - How Iowa was Made
Ancient sea creatures, woolly mammoths, and metros from outer space! Sound like a sci-fi movie? Actually, they all have something to do with the history of Iowa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 5 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shooting Range Certification Course
Big Hollow Shooting Range Certification Course
Programs Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
Dec 9 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 Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 9 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Candy Cane Snowshoe/Winter Hike
Come out and enjoy the wonderful winter weather with a WCCB naturalist!
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Dec 11 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cabinet Door Creations
Join us at the Lime Creek Nature Center as we turn trash into treasure, repurposing cabinet doors into chalkboards, Christmas signs and décor!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 14 Thursday 7:00 PM Snowshoe Building Class REGISTRATION DEADLINE is December 7th
Build your own functional traditional snowshoes!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 15 Friday 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
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Christmas Crafts
Join us out at Lime Creek for our Christmas Crafts program!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 26 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Winter Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the wonder of the forest in the winter.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Dec 27 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Christmas Break at Lime Creek
It’s time to get the kids out of the house for some fresh air!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 28 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how easy and fun snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors.
Programs Polk Easter Lake Park
Dec 28 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Fun!
Join us on Quarry Lake at the Lime Creek Conservation Area for a fun afternoon of ice fishing.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 29 Friday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Kids Night Out
A fun way for kids 6 and up to get outside over winter break.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Jan 2 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Early Nesting Iowa Owls
The blustery, cold, snowy weather of January certainly doesn't seem like a good time for a bird to be nesting! On the contrary, some resident Iowa owls are among the earliest nesting birds!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 6 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jan 13 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jan 13 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jan 18 Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ice Fishing 101
Ice Fishing for all ages! Bring your Ice Fishing Pole along with your fishing licence and meet us at the Hickory Cabin.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Jan 19 Friday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Owl Prowl
Bundle up and join a naturalist for a campfire program to learn about owls. After a brief discussion about these flying predators of the night, we will go for a hike and learn how to call three different species of owls.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Jan 20, 2018 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2018 Family Ice Fishing Clinic
Curious about what ice fishing is all about? Come join the Sioux County Conservation Board staff for a morning ice fishing clinic. We will cover types of fish, equipment used, and technique.
Programs Sioux Big Sioux Recreation Area
Jan 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Woodland Restoration
Your help is needed to restore our woodlands by removing honeysuckle and other invasive species. No experience required and all supplies are provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 31 Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full Moon Hike and/or Snowshoeing
Join on a snow shoe walk under a full moon! Explore Brigg's Woods Park at night wit us.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Feb 1 Thursday 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Jester Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park

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