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Mar 23 Thursday 10:00 AM Science for Squirts - Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
Jump into Spring with Fletcher the Fox and his animal friends!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 24 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Toddler Toadstools
Need to get your little one out of the house and into nature?
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Geocaching Basics - Canceled
Come learn the basics of geoaching and try finding several geocaches hidden just for you in Fort Des Moines Park.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Mar 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Geocaching Hike
Come discover the fun and excitement of geocaching, the high tech outdoor scavenger hunt that uses a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit!
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Mar 25 Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Rock & Fossil I.D. Day
Do you have some rocks or fossils sitting around that you want identified? If so bring them to this event.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Mar 27 Monday 5:30 PM Get Rollin' For Monarchs!
People of all ages are invited to help us roll milkweed seed balls for monarch habitat.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Mar 28 Tuesday 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. All materials and tools will be provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 1 Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Build a Willow Garden Tower
Participants will build and decorate a free-standing willow garden tower up to seven feet in height (just be sure you can take it home!) The group will learn the fundamentals of construction and gather willow in the park.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Apr 4 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - South Georgia Island
In the Southern Atlantic Ocean, nestled half-way between the tips of South America and Africa, is a 100 mile long island archipelago featuring unrivaled alpine beauty.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 4 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Planting with Natives
A yard landscaped with native plants (those species that occurred in Iowa historically) hums with wildlife.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 5 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM For Seniors Only - Linda & Robert Scarth
Linda and Robert Scarth of Cedar Rapids will present: Restore It & They Will Come: The Althea R. Sherman Chimney Swifts Tower.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Apr 8 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Osprey 5K
Join the FWCC for the annual Osprey 5K trail. Run or walk 3.1 miles through the beautiful trails of our park, all for a good cause!
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 8 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6th Annual Wickiup Hill Nature Egg Hunt!
Come on out for our Nature Egg Hunt!!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Budding Birders
During this program, will discuss the seven “S” of bird watching. We will use our new skills to identify birds at the nearby bird blind and along the trails.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 11 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shooting Range Certification Course
Big Hollow Shooting Range Certification Course
Programs Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
Apr 11 Tuesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Prairie Burn
Join WCCB as we light up the night sky! Watch a live controlled prairie burn.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 14 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Science for Squirts - Hike and Play Day!
Take a hike with Naturalist Sarah!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 15 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Easter Egg Hike
Head to the trails for an Easter Egg Hunt, nature style!
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 17 Monday 7:00 PM Wolves in Yellowstone: The First Twenty Years
What happens when a predator is introduced back into the wilderness it was extirpated from?
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 18 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Dave & Amy Freeman - A Year in the Wilderness
Join us to hear about Dave and Amy Freeman's yearlong adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Apr 21 Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 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
Apr 22 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Earth Day Event
Roll up your sleeves and help us clean up Mason City streets, parks, and trails.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Apr 22 Saturday 10:00 AM EcoFest 2017
EcoFest is the premier Earth Day event in Eastern Iowa, and it's GOOD GREEN FUN!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Earth Day Geocache Hunt
Learn to use a GPS and go search the woods to find the Lorax and his treasures. Keep an eye out for truffula trees along the way!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 22 Saturday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Earth Day Celebration & Trash Pick Up
Who will find the most unique piece of trash in the park and be awarded a prize?
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course

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