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Feb 25 Saturday 10:00 AM Build a Bluebird Box
Bluebirds are cavity nesters that will use a bird house and you can build your own Bluebird Box at this workshop. Maximum of 30 people.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 26 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bald Eagle Watch
Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about our national symbol, the bald eagle. Then venture outside to view them in their natural setting. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 26 Sunday 1:30 PM Woodbury County Conservation Foundation Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will be followed by a program with ZooMobile from the Great Plains Zoo.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 26 Sunday 2:00 PM ZooMobile and Great Plains Zoo presents All About Animals
The Zoo comes to the Nature Center! Sort your way through the world, discovering the similarities and differences between living things.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 27 Monday 4:00 PM Sip and Smear!
For this fun activity, elementary-age children will enjoy a short nature program, and will then paint a related picture on canvas while they sip on some hot cocoa.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Mar 1 Wednesday Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Mar 1 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Wind
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Mar 2-4 Thursday Hunter Education
Hunter education is designed to introduce students to life-long skills important to the many different types of outdoor recreation.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Mar 2 Thursday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Gardening Panel (O.W.L. event)
Join Dubuque, Jones and Jackson OWL (Older, Wiser, Livlier) group for a gardening panel. Learn more about growing native perennials, composting, and other gardening topics. Optional catered lunch ($).
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 4 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Make a Paracord Dog Leash -- Part One
Create a handmade leash for your best four-legged friend!
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Mar 5 Sunday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Geocaching - Travel Bugs & Geocoins
Join geocacher IowaPete for a geocaching program about geocoins and travel bugs
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 5 Sunday 1:00 PM Bird House Workshop
Birdhouses are a wonderful addition to your yard! Welcome the birds back this spring with a birdhouse. All materials and instruction are provided.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 5 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Leopold Bench Workshop
Join Winneshiek County Conservation in building your own Leopold Bench.
Programs Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
Mar 5 Sunday 3:00 PM Leopold Reading
Come and listen to members of the community read aloud essays and take part in the discussions about the responsibility people have to the land we inhabit.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 6 Monday Partners Photo Contest Submissions
Do you enjoy photography? Story County Conservation Partners sponsors an annual photo contest to encourage the public to visit and photograph the beauty and recreational activities in SCC parks and natural areas.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Mar 7 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors): Neta Snook
Come hear the first-person portrayal of Neta Snook given by Rosemary Harris who tells the story of a fearless: forgotten aviator who was the first female aviator ever accepted into flying school and to run a commercial airfield.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Mar 7 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Iowa Phenology
Simply put, phenology is an awareness of the natural rhythms of life. Most people already have some awareness of those rhythms: flowering plants, migrating birds, seasonal changes.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 7 Tuesday 6:30 PM Neta Snook
Come hear the first-person portrayal of Neta Snook given by Rosemary Harris who tells the story of a fearless and forgotten aviator.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Mar 11 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:28 PM Wild Night Life & 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
Mar 13-14 Monday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM JPEC Spring Break Camp - Horseplay (Ages 8-10)
Sign your child up for this fun horse filled camp! We will take a wagon ride, do a craft and pick up plenty of horse knowledge in their riding lesson!
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 14 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Tales
Pre-schoolers, join us with an adult for this special story time about turtles. We’ll hike too, weather permitting.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Mar 14 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Fruitful Harvest
This program will focus on how to locate, order, plant, prune, and care for them throughout the year.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Mar 15 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Survivor Camp
Campers will have fun learning and staying active. Activities will include archery, geocaching, and survival skills. Students will make their own lunch over a fire they help build.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 15 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Be Nice To Spiders!
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Mar 15 Wednesday 6:00 PM Indoor Archery
Class will focus on form and safety, giving participants basics that will get them safely shooting and offer a general feel for archery.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park

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