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Apr 24 Tuesday Nature Tots: Wide-Mouthed Frog
Nature Tots: Wide-Mouthed Frog Tuesday, April 24th 6:30-7:30 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Apr 27 Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Buchanan County Conservation Energy Games
Students will be competing in Solar Car Races, Solar Oven Contests and/or Wind Turbine Competitions.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 27 Friday 4:30 PM Sponsor and Plant a Fruit Tree
Have you been wanting a fruit tree in your yard but do not have the space this is the perfect opportunity for you!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 28 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM North Cabin at Swan Lake - OPEN HOUSE
OPEN HOUSE for the North Cabin at Swan Lake State Park Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 am until Noon
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Apr 28 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
Eden Valley Nature Center Open~ 1-4 PM
Special Events Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
May 1 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Butterfly or Moth, How do you Know?
Have you ever wondered how to tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Is it how they look? Or perhaps how they behave? Are they more alike or more different? How can you tell if a caterpillar will turn into a moth or a butterfly?
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 1 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Power of Pollinators
Did you know more than 1/3 of our global food supply depends on pollinators? Learn how pollination works, who the pollinators are and threats they face.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 5-6 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2018 Burlington High School Dragon Boat Races
2018 Burlington High School Dragon Boat Races
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
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.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Willow Lake Outdoor Day
Willow Lake Outdoor Day Saturday, May 5th, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
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.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
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.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 8 Tuesday 6:30 PM Leaf and Flower Printing
Come out and make an awesome t-shirt that you can wear over and over again!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
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.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 2018 Youth Jamboree
2018 Youth Jamboree
Special Events Des Moines Big Hollow Recreation Area
May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wild Edibles
Did you know that there are grocery stores in every natural area? Sign up for a awesome morning of wild edibles!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM Mystery Cache
Solve the riddle to find the next clue on this technological scavenger hunt.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 12 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Dutch Oven and Campfire Cooking
Come enjoy some food samples and learn the basics of Dutch Oven Cooking and Campfire Cooking.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
May 12 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Freshwater Mussels of Iowa
Join us at Lake Iowa Nature Center for a program from Jennifer Kurth, Iowa DNR Natural Resources Biologist, about freshwater mussels of Iowa.
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
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.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
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.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 14 Monday 10:00 AM Nature Kids
We invite children ages 3-5 years old, to the nature center for fun and learning about toads.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
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.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 15 - Aug 7 Tuesday 5:30 PM Master River Stewards Program
Get involved in learning about the rivers around you by attending the Master River Stewards Program.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
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
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
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