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Nov 22 Wednesday 3:00 PM Hike the Wild --- Native Thanksgiving Hike
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
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 1 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Snowshoe Hike
Come enjoy an evening of hiking by starlight through the hills of the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 2 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Holiday Nature Crafts program
Join us at Lake Iowa Nature Center for a fun and creative holiday nature crafts program
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
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 2 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Natural Ornaments
Spend the afternoon making homemade ornaments and drinking cocoa.
Programs Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Dec 3 Sunday 2:00 PM Soap from Scratch
Explore the art and science of making handcrafted soap from scratch with Siberian Soap Company Owner, Ann Staudt!
Programs Story McFarland 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 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Zambia
This presentation will take you to a delightful country filled with wonderful people, beautiful scenery, amazing birds, elephant, zebra, giraffe, several species of antelope, and many other grazers.
Programs Story McFarland 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 5 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wreath Making class
Bremer County Naturalist, Sarah Beckman will provide materials to make a seasonal wreath to take home.
Programs Bremer Ingawanis Woodland
Dec 7 Thursday 5:30 PM Basket Weaving Workshop
Basket weaving is one of the most widely spread crafts in the history of human civilization. And now's your chance to learn this great skill.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 7 Thursday 7:00 PM AT THE PARK Winter hike
Stroll through the woods after the full moon.
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
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 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fairies and Gnomes Holiday Craft Program
Make a variety of fairy and gnome-themed holiday crafts with LCC's naturalists.
Programs Lee Lee County Conservation Center
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 12 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Nature Tales
Pre-schoolers, join us with an adult for this special story time about Animal Tracks. We’ll hike too, weather permitting.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 13 Wednesday Nature Tots --- Discover Dinos
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
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 15 Friday 10:00 AM ACORN CLUB An Inconvenient Truth
An audience and critical favorite, An Inconvenient Truth makes the compelling case that global warming is real, man-made, and its effects will be cataclysmic if we don’t act now. Holiday potluck to follow.
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Dec 15 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Mammals
Join us with your pre-school aged tots to learn all about Iowa's mammals through stories, games, crafts and other activities!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Family Survival Camp
Does your family have the skills it takes to be a successful winter survivalists? Join us for a family fun themed winter survival camp.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM KinderNature: Winter Wonders
Explore the woods in winter & learn how different plants and animals have adapted to cope with winters chill.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center

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