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May 7 Sunday 2:00 PM Partners Spring Festival
The annual Partners Spring Festival isn’t far away! Mark your calendars now and celebrate the great outdoors and additions to McFarland Park.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 11 Thursday Master River Stewards Program
Join the Master River Stewards Program! Gain skills to paddle and navigate rivers, restore aquatic habitat, improve water quality, and understand policies related to floodplains, river protection, and restoration.
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt - XS - Youth Extra Small
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in a children's size extra-small (XS) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt - S - Youth Small
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in youth size small (S) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt - M - Youth Medium
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in youth size medium (M) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt - L - Youth Large
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in youth size large (L) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt - XL - Youth Extra Large
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in youth size extra-large (XL) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt – AS - Adult Small
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in adult size small (AS) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt – AM - Adult Medium
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in adult size medium (AM) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 19 Friday 2017 Nature Camp T-shirt – AL - Adult Large
Order your 2017 Nature Camp T-Shirt in adult size large (AL) today! T-Shirts will be teal with brown lettering. Registration closes Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 20 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 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. We will be working on gate installation and trail grubbing. Please meet at Pleasant Grove Church (56971 170th Street, Ames).
Special Events Story Bear Creek
May 25 Thursday 7:00 PM Evening Prairie Walk
Join Lloyd Crim at monthly prairie walks at the largest prairie remnant in Story County. See rare prairie flora that changes each month and learn the history of central Iowa prairies from a prairie enthusiast.
Special Events Story Doolittle Prairie
Jun 2 Friday 8:45 PM - 10:15 PM Evening Exploration
Discover the mysteries of the dark at the park! Follow us on a journey to understand just what it takes to be a creature of the night. Test your senses and try your hand at talking with the owls.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Jun 8 Thursday FLOAT I (youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017)
This two-day camp is for youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017. Fun-Loving Outdoor Adventure Team (FLOAT) I teaches campers basic outdoor skills while preparing for the higher level FLOAT camps.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 10 Saturday 9:00 AM Trail Enhancement and Management (TEAM) Day
Be a part of our TEAM (Trail Enhancement and Management) and help make improvements to county trail systems. We will be clearing trails and removing vegetation at Soper's Mill.
Special Events Story Soper's Mill
Jun 12 Monday Frogs Nature Camp A - mornings (youth completing kindergarten spring 2017)
Children discover what makes a habitat through exploration, games, and song. Campers connect to the world around them by investigating the five basic needs of all living things.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 12 Monday Frogs Nature Camp A - afternoons (youth completing kindergarten spring 2017)
Children discover what makes a habitat through exploration, games, and song. Campers connect to the world around them by investigating the five basic needs of all living things.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 12 Monday Waterbugs Nature Camp A - mornings (youth completing grades 1 or 2 spring 2017)
Calling all explorers! Search for nature’s treasures as we follow maps, make mini-rafts, investigate wildlife, and step into creeks and marshes. Discover Story County natural areas through hands-on activities, art, stories, games, and journaling.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 12 Monday Waterbugs Nature Camp A - afternoons (youth completing grades 1 or 2 spring 2017)
Calling all explorers! Search for nature’s treasures as we follow maps, make mini-rafts, investigate wildlife, and step into creeks and marshes. Discover Story County natural areas through hands-on activities, art, stories, games, and journaling.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 16 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box - Jumping Frogs
Hop on over to McFarland Park! Bring your lunch, spread a blanket, and join a naturalist for a Friday picnic. We will learn all about jumping frogs, and what makes them so amazing.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Jun 17 Saturday 2:00 PM Butterfly Field Day
Hike McFarland Park and hunt for butterflies with Reiman Gardens staff. The butterfly survey will serve as a practice session for Iowa Butterfly Survey Network volunteers, but all are welcome.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Jun 19 Monday FLOAT I (youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017)
This two-day camp is for youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017. Fun-Loving Outdoor Adventure Team (FLOAT) I teaches campers basic outdoor skills while preparing for the higher level FLOAT camps.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 22 Thursday FLOAT I (youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017)
This two-day camp is for youth completing grades 3 or 4 spring 2017. Fun-Loving Outdoor Adventure Team (FLOAT) I teaches campers basic outdoor skills while preparing for the higher level FLOAT camps.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 22 Thursday 7:00 PM Evening Prairie Walk
Join Lloyd Crim at monthly prairie walks at the largest prairie remnant in Story County. See rare prairie flora that changes each month and learn the history of central Iowa prairies from a prairie enthusiast.
Special Events Story Doolittle Prairie
Jun 26 Monday Polliwogs Nature Camp A - mornings (youth entering kindergarten fall 2017)
Whether they have fur, feathers, fliers, or fins, preschoolers explore what makes each animal special. On the last day, we’ll venture near the lake with nets, so be prepared to get wet and dirty!
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park

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