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Dec 14 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Erik Murry Presents Iowa Rough-legged Hawk
The Rough-legged hawk is an arctic nesting bird that uses Iowa's fragmented habitat to over-winter, Erik will talk about how his over-winter banding program functions, including how birds are caught, handled and banded
Programs GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Dec 19 Monday 12:00 AM - 11:00 PM Christmas Bird Count
For 123 years, the Audubon Society has held Christmas Bird Counts. Data gathered from these counts are used to understand bird populations. During the Christmas Bird Count, groups are assigned an area that covers 15-mile radius
Special Events GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jan 12 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Wood Burned Charcuterie Board
Create a one of a kind charcuterie board using a new way to wood burn.
Programs GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jan 18 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag - Gaye and Kevin Arkema Presents A Journey to Egypt
Travel to Egypt with guest presenters Kevin and Gaye Arkema as they tell you about their journey to what many consider the cradle of civilization
Special Events GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jan 21 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ice Fishing Clinic
Join us for an Ice Fishing Clinic at Green Castle Park on January 21 starting at 10:00 a.m. Participants will learn the basics of ice fishing, get set up with gear to try your hand at fishing and then go fishing.
Special Events Green Castle Recreation Area
Jan 31, 2023 Tuesday Annual Photo Contest
Get your cameras out!
Special Events GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Feb 9 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Shoes and Soup
Bundle up and join naturalist Emily Herring as we brave the cold and spend the evening snowshoeing the trails of Grimes Farm.
Special Events GrimesFarm & Conservation Center