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Aug 20 Tuesday 12:00 PM OWLS: Soundscapes
Seniors age 55+ are invited to join us for a lunchtime learning session at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Aug 20 Tuesday 6:30 PM Map & Compass Foundations
Learn to navigate by map & compass in this introductory class.
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Aug 20 Tuesday 7:00 PM August Hitch Hike
Explore the northern section of Hitchcock Nature Center & view a remnant of the original Old Lincoln Highway during this guided hike.
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Aug 22 Thursday 5:00 PM Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club Meeting
Join the Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club for their monthly meetings & discover the world of insects.
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Aug 23 Friday 5:30 PM Map & Compass Field Season
Practice your skills in the great outdoors as you navigate using a compass & topographical map.
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Sep 1 Sunday 4:00 PM 2019 Summer Concert Series: 37 Years
Help us end the season with our final concert of 2019 featuring the music of Omaha trio 37 Years.
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Sep 3 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Morning Session
Find out what what makes dirt & rock so amazing at our morning session of Homeschool in the Hills: Geology.
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Sep 3 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Afternoon Session
Find out what what makes dirt & rock so amazing at our morning session of Homeschool in the Hills: Geology.
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Sep 5 Thursday 6:30 PM Backpacking 101
Join experienced educator Laura Friesell & Pottawattamie County Conservation for a 4-part series of classes designed for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts with limited backpacking experience.
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Sep 7 Saturday 2:00 PM Family Campout
First time tent campers are invited to join us for a guided overnight campout at Hitchcock Nature Center in our picturesque group tent campsite.
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Sep 11 Wednesday 6:30 PM Guided Birding Hike
Join birding expert & Pheasants Forever biologist Nic Salick for a guided birding hike at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 14 Saturday 8:00 AM Pottawattamie County Almanac: Ornithology 101
Experience a new side to nature at Hitchcock Nature Center as we combine nature, art, and exploration in our adult education series, “A Pottawattamie County Almanac”.
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Sep 14 Saturday 2:30 PM Knee High Naturalists
Perfect for our youngest learners this new program series will focus on hands on nature learning.
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Sep 14 Saturday 4:00 PM Nature Club
Join our Nature Club! Go adventuring to discover a whole new world at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 14 Saturday 4:00 PM 2019 Speaker Series: Migrating Through Change, Monarch Butterflies & Their Conservation
Join us for the fifth speaker event of 2019 with Jennifer Hopwood & learn more about monarch butterflies & the conservation work being done to support them.
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Sep 17 Tuesday 6:00 PM September Hitch Hike
Head out to the westernmost section of the park along the famed Westridge Trail to a scenic overlook with an astounding view of the Missouri River on the final guided Hitch Hike of 2019.
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Sep 21 Saturday 9:30 AM Monarch Tagging: 9:30 a.m. Session
Join us for a monarch tagging event at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 21 Saturday 11:00 AM Monarch Tagging: 11:00 a.m. Session
Join us for a monarch tagging event at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 21 Saturday 12:00 PM Hitchcock Oak Inventory Project: Training Session 3
Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center to be a part of a new volunteer project aimed at understanding and alleviating the effects of disease on area oak trees.
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Sep 21 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging: 1:00 p.m. Session
Join us for a monarch tagging event at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 21 Saturday 2:30 PM Monarch Tagging: 2:30 p.m. Session
Join us for a monarch tagging event at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Sep 26 Thursday 6:30 PM Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club Meeting
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun with the new Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club for their last meeting of the 2019 season on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m
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Oct 12 Saturday 8:00 AM Pottawattamie County Almanac: Autumn Splendor
Experience a new side to nature at Hitchcock Nature Center as we combine nature, art, and exploration in our adult education series, “A Pottawattamie County Almanac”.
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Oct 12 Saturday 2:30 PM Knee High Naturalists
Perfect for our youngest learners this new program series will focus on hands on nature learning.
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Oct 12 Saturday 4:00 PM Nature Club
Join our Nature Club! Go adventuring to discover a whole new world at Hitchcock Nature Center.
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