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Apr 21 Saturday 10:00 AM Earth Day Birthday
Combine fun family activity & volunteering to make every day Earth Day.
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Apr 21 Saturday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Prairie Rescue Single Mingle
Have a love of the outdoors? Connect with like minded individuals and volunteer your time to support Hitchcock Nature Center all at the same time.
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May 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM May Harvest Spoon Tour
Join us for the first Harvest Spoon Saturday of 2018 & travel through Iowa's picture perfect Loess Hills.
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May 5 Saturday 1:00 PM Native Earth Skills: Spring Edition
Join naturalist and experienced Native Earth Skills practitioner Dustin Clayton for a discussion and demonstration of the skills and techniques of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa's native cultures.
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May 6 Sunday 2:00 PM Native Gardening: Winter Wildlife Habitat RESCHEDULED
Join author, poet, and conservationist Benjamin Vogt for a series of classes designed to help you plan, plant, and cultivate your own native plant garden.
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May 12 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A Pottawattamie County Almanac - May Session
Journey with conservation legends through the rhythms of a Midwestern landscape. Observe. Engage. Reflect.
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May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM Mystery Cache
Solve the riddle to find the next clue on this technological scavenger hunt.
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May 12 Saturday 2:00 PM Mother's Day Birding Tea - Members Only
Join us for a special Mother's Day event. This new program is for Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation Members.
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May 12 Saturday 4:00 PM 2018 Speaker Series: Uncommon Facts About Common Birds
Join us for the first installment of the 2018 Speaker Series featuring noted author Stan Tekiela.
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May 15 Tuesday 12:00 PM OWLS Program: Owls of Iowa
Senior learners are invited to join us for a special presentation on the common owls species of western Iowa. Bring your lunch and visit with our park naturalists and get to know these amazing birds.
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May 15 Tuesday 7:00 PM May Hitch Hike
Enjoy a guided hike through a section of the Loess Hills not normally open to the public and learn more about the plants, animals, and history of the prairie
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May 18 Friday 7:00 PM The Art of Conservation: A Visit With Ding Darling
Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a unique experience as the legacy of Jay N. "Ding" Darling, noted conservationist comes to life.
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May 19 Saturday 7:30 AM Beginning Birding with Nik Salick
Join experienced birder Nic Salick for a beginning birding class designed for novice and beginning birders.
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May 24 Thursday 7:00 PM Night Out With the Nightjars
Join us for an introduction to these unique birds and a guided hike through the park as we listen for their distinctive call.
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May 26 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management May Session
Join us for the May session of our 6 session program, Introduction to Land Management.
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May 26 Saturday 8:00 AM Introduction to Land Management Six Session Series
This six-class series is designed to provide members of the public the basic knowledge and skills required to create and maintain a healthy environment in a Midwestern natural areas setting.
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Jun 9 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A Pottawattamie County Almanac - June Session
Journey with conservation legends through the rhythms of a Midwestern landscape. Observe. Engage. Reflect.
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Jun 9 Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2018 Speaker Series: Herbal Medicines: Fact & Fiction
Join us for the second installment of the 2018 Speaker Series featuring Dr. Eric Hanson.
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Jun 11 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature Camp: June 11th
Join us as we kick off our first series of KinderNature camps, Fawn & the World of Animals.
Youth Camps
Jun 12 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature Camp: June 12th
Join us for our second KinderNature Camp of the season, Gruff & the Legends of the Neverbeast.
Youth Camps
Jun 12-14 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Helping Hands Camp
Designed to help children of all ages with special needs explore the adventures of the great outdoors.
Youth Camps
Jun 13 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature Camp: June 13th
Join us for another fun-filled day of KinderNature Camp & explore the water cycle.
Youth Camps
Jun 14 Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature Camp: June 14th
Join us for KinderNature Camp & explore the world of plants.
Youth Camps
Jun 15 Friday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature Camp: June 15th
Venture out in the wilderness at KinderNature Camp.
Youth Camps
Jun 19-21 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Trolls: 1st & 2nd Grade Camp
Explore Hitchcock Nature Center in a whole new way at this three day camp.
Youth Camps