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Sep 28 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Prairie Seed Harvest
Help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 28 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Come help us catch monarch butterflies for important citizen science!
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 30 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pack Hike at Two Horse Farm
Bring your four-legged best friend along on this dog friendly hike!
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 5 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Sunset Prairie Seed Harvest
Help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 8 Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Iowa River Clean Up
Spend a day paddling the Iowa River, removing trash from the sandbars and banks. This event is good muddy, wet, satisfying work.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 10 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full(ish) Moon Prairie Seed Harvest
This event starts at sunset and ends by moonlight! Volunteers will hike 1/2 mile to the harvest location before trekking into the prairie for the harvest.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 19 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Prairie Seed Harvest
Help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Little Tike Hike
Explore this new Johnson County Conservation property with a 1.5 to 2 mile guided hike and brief introduction to the grounds.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 22 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Conservation Education Center Open Hours
Come on out to the park to enjoy the changing fall colors in both the forest and prairie, and stop in to the Conservation Education Center to explore the displays and activities.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 26 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Adventure Prairie Seed Harvest
Head out on a 2- to 3-mile hike and help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 26 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Buds – Halloween
Nature Buds is a program for kids ages 2-5. It involves hands-on STEM and arts stations around a nature topic. This month, we’ll lean into a Halloween theme through nature.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 27 Thursday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Junior Explorers – Halloween
Junior Explorers is a program for kids ages K-2nd grade. It involves hands-on STEM and arts stations and exploration around a nature topic. This month, we’ll lean into a Halloween theme through nature.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 27 Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sunset Hike at Two Horse Farm
Explore this new Johnson County Conservation property with a 1.5 to 2 mile guided hike and brief introduction to the grounds.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 4 Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Adventure Prairie Seed Harvest
Head out on a 2- to 3-mile prairie/wetland hike and help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 5 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Prairie Seed Harvest
Help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 9 Wednesday 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Sunset Prairie Seed Harvest
Help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 16 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Buds – Seeds
Nature Buds is a program for kids ages 2-5. It involves hands-on STEM and arts stations around a nature topic. This month, we’ll learn all about seeds.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 16 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Adventure Prairie Seed Harvest
Head out on a 2-mile prairie/wetland hike and help JCC harvest native prairie seeds for future restoration projects! Volunteers are able to take small amounts of native seed home after each event.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 17 Thursday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Junior Explorers – Seeds
Junior Explorers is a program for kids ages K-2nd grade. It involved hands-in STEM and arts stations and exploration around a nature topic. This month, we’ll learn all about seeds.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Nov 19 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Two Horse Farm Hike
Explore this new Johnson County Conservation property with a 1.5 to 2 mile guided hike and brief introduction to the grounds.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Dec 21 Wednesday 6:45 AM - 9:00 AM Sunrise Solstice Saunter
Celebrate the first day of winter and the lengthening of daylight as we watch the sun rise over the astronomical clock in this beautiful natural area.
Programs JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS