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Mar 27 Monday 5:30 PM Get Rollin' For Monarchs!
People of all ages are invited to help us roll milkweed seed balls for monarch habitat.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Mar 28 Tuesday Hike the Wild --- Freda Haffner Kettlehole
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Mar 28 Tuesday 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. All materials and tools will be provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 29 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM OWLS Program: Monarchs
Area seniors are invited to join us for a a special program on the monarch butterfly at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 29 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hunter Safety Field Day
Participants must register on line at www.iowadnr.gov/huntered before March 24, 2017 and must complete online course before attending class.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Mar 30 Thursday 6:30 PM Idaho Trek Informational Meeting
JCC naturalists are leading a high school backpacking trip to Idaho this summer. This meeting is set up for interested applicants and their parents/guardians to learn more and ask questions.
Special Events Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Mar 30 Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Book Worms - River of Doubt - FULL
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson for an engaging discussion once a month. This month we'll be discussing River of Doubt by Candice Millard.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
Mar 31 Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CANCELLED: School's Out Day Camp: 12-15 year olds
Looking for something for your kids to do during teacher professional development days? Bring them to hang with Hartman!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Mar 31 Friday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM The Tillers Concert
SCNC Music Series Presents The Tillers
Special Events Des Moines Starr's Cave Park and Preserve
Apr 1 - May 13 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Seven Workshop Series
Join us for the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 1 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Naturalist School 2017 Spring Field Season: Session #1
Join us for the first session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 1 Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Build a Willow Garden Tower - Cancelled!
Participants will build and decorate a free-standing willow garden tower up to seven feet in height (just be sure you can take it home!) The group will learn the fundamentals of construction and gather willow in the park.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Apr 1 Saturday 1:00 PM Birdapalooza
Come enjoy an afternoon all about birds! Go on a guided birding hike, meet a live raptor, create a bird feeding treat and crafts, play some games, and then participate in the Iowa Bird of Mouth project to write a publish a poem!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 2 Sunday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friends of DCCB Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast
Special Events Dubuque Swiss Valley Nature Preserve and Nature Center
Apr 3 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Make Your Own Barn Quilt
Barn quilts are fun to see when you are driving down the road, now you can make one for you or as a gift.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Apr 3 Monday 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Raptor Resource Project - the Decorah Eagles
Learn about the Decorah Eagles.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 4 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors): African Wildlife Adventure
This presentation will feature the wildlife of Africa as seen through the lens of Jim Pease.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 4 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - South Georgia Island
In the Southern Atlantic Ocean, nestled half-way between the tips of South America and Africa, is a 100 mile long island archipelago featuring unrivaled alpine beauty.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 4 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Morels and More
Glen Schwartz, president of the Prairie State Mushroom Club to share great photography of about 35 species, in more-or-less chronological order, from Morels in the spring to Giant Puffballs in the fall.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 4 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Planting with Natives
A yard landscaped with native plants (those species that occurred in Iowa historically) hums with wildlife.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 5 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Pig Pizzaz
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 5 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM For Seniors Only - Linda & Robert Scarth
Linda and Robert Scarth of Cedar Rapids will present: Restore It & They Will Come: The Althea R. Sherman Chimney Swifts Tower.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Apr 5 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pine Needle Weaving
Learn how to pine needle weave!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 6 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Diane O'Hern art exhibit opening
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Special Events Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Apr 6 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Frog and Toad Call Survey Training
This training will teach adults how to identify frogs and toads by sound and how to conduct amphibian surveys. After the class, students are encouraged to spend 3 nights over the summer collecting vital data to further the conservation mission.
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park

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