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Jul 17-19 Tuesday 8:00 AM River Raiders
This is a great program for older kids who want to get outside and explore! Age - youth entering grades 6-8.
Youth Camps Fontana Park
Jul 23 Monday 11:00 AM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - History at Jakway!
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Jakway Park
Jul 27 Friday 5:00 PM The Lorax
Come learn about the lessons of 'the Lorax' and create a craft!
Programs Fontana Park
Aug 4 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Let's Fish!
Get out and fish at Fontana Lake!
Special Events Fontana Park
Aug 11 Saturday 10:00 AM Young Families Canoe Float
Are you looking for a way to get your young family more active in the outdoors? This is the trip for you.
Programs Three Elms Area and Access
Aug 13 Monday 1:00 PM Nature Kids - Butterflies
We invite children ages 3-5 years old, to the nature center for fun and learning about butterflies
Programs Fontana Park
Aug 16 Thursday 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Whitewater Kayaking
Try some whitewater kayaking by joining Bremer and Buchanan County Conservation Board Naturalists for an exhilarating day on the Maquoketa River.
Programs Fontana Park
Aug 17 Friday 8:00 PM Star Party
Stop out to Fontana and check out the stars!
Programs Fontana Park
Aug 27 Monday 5:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Prairie Hike!
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Bearbower Sand Prairie
Sep 1 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Come out and help in citizen science by tagging monarch butterflies!
Programs Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Sep 5 Wednesday 5:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Special Events Jakway Park
Sep 22 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Come out and help in citizen science by tagging monarch butterflies!
Programs Buchanan County Conservation Offices