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Aug 21 Tuesday 7:00 PM August Hitch Hike
Join us for a guided hike & explore the northern section of Hitchcock Nature Center & view a remnant of the original Old Lincoln Highway
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 23 Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grounding – Barefoot Walk in Nature
Research is finding that "grounding/earthing in nature," allowing skin to come in direct contact with the ground, has health benefits and can balance the body's central nervous system.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 23 Thursday 5:30 PM Insect Club Meeting
Join the Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club for their August meeting.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 23 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join the OWL (Older Wiser Livelier) Dubuque, Jackson & Jones OWL Group at Maquoketa Caves State Park
Visit the Maquoketa Caves followed by supper at the Bluff Lake Catfish Farm
Special Events Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management August Session
Join us for the August 25th session of our six class Introduction to Land Management program.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboard Demonstrations
Come try your hand at Stand-up Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Nomad Overlanding - What's Your Adventure?
Be prepared for your next adventure!
Programs Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Aug 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Meet a Sowbug & See Sowbug Races
Meet a Sowbug
Programs Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
Owl Prowl Saturday, August 25th 7-8 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Aug 27 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM GAIN (Get Active in Nature) - Monarch Tagging
Join us on the Lime Creek prairie as we attempt to tag monarch butterflies.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Aug 27 Monday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Early Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Late Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Paddle
Explore Badger Lake at dusk
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 28 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Playscape Playdate
Join the naturalist for a morning of adventure at John F Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 31 Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Sit around the campfire as we discuss the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal creatures.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Aug 31 Friday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park- Nut Job 2 Nutty by Nature
Come enjoy a movie under the stars!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Monarch Watch Family Program
We are seeing monarchs again! Join us for a morning of netting and tagging Monarchs on their migration south to Mexico.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Sep 1 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboard Demonstrations
Come try your hand at Stand-up Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Monarch Tagging
Programs Jones Central Park
Sep 1 Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Mysterious Monarchs
Learn all about Monarch Butterflies journey to Mexico!!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM Bats of Iowa & Bat House Night Hike
Find out how many species of Bats live in Iowa and why White Nose Syndrome is such a threat to our native North American bat populations.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Sep 4 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - The Early Depression Dilemmas of Rural Iowa
The early depression years, during President Herbert Hoover’s administration, marked the depths of the Great Depression for the United States.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 4 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Pelicans in Iowa
The American white pelicans are here! Come and learn about these amazing birds and their migration patterns.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 5 Wednesday 5:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Special Events Buchanan Jakway Park
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