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Sep 19 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Live Animals of Black Hawk County
Join us at the Cottonwood Shelter at Black Hawk Park to meet the live animals of Hartman Reserve!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
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 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Tree-mendous Trees!
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation 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 Friday Wild Women of the Woods
The fifth annual Wild Women of the Woods event will take place September 22-24 at Hickory Grove Park!
Programs Story Hickory Grove Park
Sep 22 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
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 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management September Session
Register for the September session of this six-class series designed to provide members of the public the basic knowledge and skills required to create and maintain a healthy environment in a Midwestern natural areas setting.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 23 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico! We will catch, tag and release Monarchs that will help us track the butterfly and learn more about their mysterious migration.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 23 Saturday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Sunset and Dinner on the Bluff
Celebrate Loess Hills Prairie and Heritage Week with us!!
Programs Plymouth Five Ridge Prairie
Sep 24 Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fourmile Creek Sweep
Strap on your boots or waders and get muddy with the Conservation team! In an effort to improve water quality, we will be sweeping Fourmile Creek for tires and other debris as well as cleaning up litter in and around Mally’s Park.
Programs Polk Mally's Weh-Weh-Neh-Kee Park
Sep 24 Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Prairie Seed Harvest
Help conservation staff collect prairie seed at Story County’s hidden gem, Doolittle Prairie.
Programs Story Doolittle Prairie
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 Hike the Wild --- Fort Defiance State Park
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
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 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek Meeting
Lead a group, work with live animals, gardening and more! We would love to see what you have to offer!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 26 Tuesday 6:28 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Friends Falling Leaves
Join a naturalist in a nature adventure! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
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 27 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Nature Buds: A Bug’s Life
A nature program for 3-5 year olds -this month we'll explore for bugs!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 28 Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Prairie Seed Harvest
Help conservation staff collect prairie seed at Story County’s hidden gem, Doolittle Prairie.
Programs Story Doolittle Prairie
Sep 30 Saturday 7:30 AM Birding 101 With Nic Salick
From phenology to field marks, join Pheasants Forever biologist and experienced birder Nic Salick in this how-to class for birding beginners.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 30 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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

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