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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 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 4 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Migration
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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 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 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 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friends Fall Festival and Halloween at Hillview
Farmers market, Kids games and activities, Food, Photo Booth and Trick or Treating! Come join the Fun!
Special Events Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Oct 14 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Creepy Campground
Trick-or-treating will be during the afternoon on Saturday and we'll have a campsite decorating contest!
Special Events Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
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 11:30 AM Brown Bag Bunch - Iowa Wildlife Center
The Iowa Wildlife Center provides professional wildlife rescue, medical treatment and rehabilitation of native wildlife in central Iowa; teaches about wildlife and habitat stewardship; and provides wildlife assistance skills training.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Oct 18 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Colorful Leaves
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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 19 Thursday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Tots: Leaf Man
Learn about leaves!
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Oct 19 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Halloween Hike
It’s almost Halloween, and the woods at Lime Creek will come alive with all kinds of interesting creatures with environmental messages to tell.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 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

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