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Apr 26 Wednesday 6:30 PM Wine Bottle Hummingbird Feeders
Recycle your wine bottle into a hummingbird feeder!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 28 Friday 5:00 PM - 7:00 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
Apr 28 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Garlic Grab
Get outdoors this Earth Day and help clear invasive garlic mustard at a local park. Door prizes will be awarded, including a free night of camping!
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Apr 28 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Cookies and Bird Canvas
Warren County Conservation will be hosting a local artist for a fun evening of cookies and painting.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 29 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #5
Join us for the fifth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 29 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wildflower Walk
Explore SW Iowa's best spot for Woodland Wildflowers!
Programs Cass Frank Chapman Pellett Memorial Woods
Apr 29 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wildflower Hike
Hike through the woods to view and identify the dazzling display of spring wildflowers.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Apr 29 Saturday 1:00 PM Trail Enhancement and Management (TEAM) Day
Be a part of our TEAM (Trail Enhancement and Management) and help make improvements to county trail systems.
Programs Story Robison Wildlife Acres
Apr 29 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Prairie Rescue Single Mingle
Have a love of the outdoors? Connect with other, like-minded individuals at this brand new volunteer event
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 30 Sunday 2:00 PM Wildflower Walk at Lake Meyer on April 30
Join Winneshiek County Conservation staff in walking the woods to find and learn about spring ephemeral wildflowers.
Programs Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
May 1 Monday 7:00 AM Birding on the Green
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
May 1 Monday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM May Day Hike
May Day celebrates the arrival of spring. Take a short hike looking for spring wildflowers then make a May Day basket to take home.
Programs Polk Brown's Woods
May 2 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors): Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal.
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 2 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - Our State Fair is a Great State Fair
Our State Fair – Iowa’s Blue Ribbon Story is the book that chronicles 150 years of Iowans who have collectively made up our unique August experience.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 2 Tuesday 7:00 PM Planting and Maintaining a Pollinator Garden
Do you want to plant a garden that will benefit the pollinators in your area? Learn how!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 6 Saturday 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Birds and Bagels
Join a PCC Naturalist at the largest urban forest in the state of Iowa for bagels and beverages while you learn about bird identification and the uniqueness of Brown’s Woods.
Programs Polk Brown's Woods
May 6 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #6
Join us for the sixth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 6 Saturday 9:00 AM Mushroom Ramble
Learn about local mushrooms and how to hunt them, then go on a mushroom hunt in the Wickiup Hill Natural Area!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Open House
Celebrate spring . . .
Programs Floyd Tosanak Recreation Area
May 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Spring Wildflower Series
Wildflower
Programs Dubuque Heritage Trail
May 6 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Pioneer Skills Festival
Explore many of the skills and crafts that people of the late 1800’s used in daily living.
Programs Cass Hitchcock Recreation Area
May 7 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wildflower & Edible Plant Walk
Take a walk through Hartman Reserve as wildflowers and edible plants cover our woodlands.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
May 8 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Friends Eggciting Facts
3 to 5 year olds exploring nature with an adult. An action packed hour of nature discovery.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
May 9 - Jun 27 Tuesday Master River Stewards Program
The MRSP is an 8-week adult education course covering watershed science. Each session is expert-led and hands-on. Topics span watershed geology, river chemistry, paddling skills, stream restoration, and more!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
May 9 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Bowfishing Clinic
Bowfishing is a fun sport that combines the skill of archery and the fun of fishing.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park

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