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Feb 17 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Great Backyard Bird Count
Join us at Lake Iowa Park to be citizen scientists and participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Feb 18 Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Winter Day Camp 2
Winter Break Fun!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Feb 18 Monday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Critter Club
Come visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and salamanders to learn about these misunderstood animals. You may even get to touch a turtle or snake.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 18 Monday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mammals of Iowa
Join a naturalist to learn about the wild mammals of Iowa. Feel animal furs and make an animal track sheet.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Homeschool in the Hills: Ecology - Morning Session
Join us and discover the world of ecology at our morning session of Homeschool in the Hills: Ecology.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 19 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Homeschool in the Hills: Ecology - Afternoon Session
Join us and discover the world of ecology at our afternoon session of Homeschool in the Hills: Ecology.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 19 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine – Love in the Wild
Animals celebrate Valentine’s Day all year round. Some of these mating rituals are wonderfully bizarre! Join us as we reveal the “love” secrets of a variety of animals.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 19 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full Moon & Luminary Snowshoeing or Night Hike at Camp WaNoKi
Full Moon & Luminary Snowshoe or Night Hike at Camp WaNoKi
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Feb 20 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Outdoors Afterschool - Cross Country Skiing
Join us this month for Cross Country Skiing! - Early out Wednesday and looking for something fun, active, and educational for your teen? We’ll provide instruction, equipment and hands on activities to keep your teen active and engaged.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek
Come and join our winter naturalist intern for some outdoor fun.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 21, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Feb 23 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Winter Survival
This program is designed for families to learn about the basic needs of winter survival. We will start off inside and then spend some time outside with a fire and shelter building challenge!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 23 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Family Ice Fishing Clinic
Public Ice Fishing/Snowshoe Clinic sponsored by the Sioux County Conservation Board on Saturday, Feb 23 from 10am-noon. No equipment needed. Instruction, bait, and holes provided.
Programs Sioux Big Sioux Recreation Area
Feb 23 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Antler Shed Hunt
Learn tips on finding shed antlers and then head outside to find sheds that have been hidden around the park just for you!
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 24 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bald Eagle Watch
Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 25 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lime Creek Littles - Groundhog Day
February is the month for Groundhog’s special day!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 25 Monday 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Owl Chat
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Feb 26 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
Wildlife rehabilitator, Beth Brown, will provide a program on Owls featuring a live Barred Owl. Following her presentation, there will be a short owl calling hike.
Programs Madison Pammel State Park
Feb 28 Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek
Come and join our winter naturalist intern for some outdoor fun.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 28 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 28, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 1 - May 31 Friday "DING" DARLING: ONE MAN, MANY VISIONS
An exhibit of artwork and personal memorabilia celebrating the many facets and achievements of Jay N. "Ding" Darling.
Special Events Buchanan Fontana Park
Mar 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Ecology - Home School
Ecology - Discover the ways that living organisms cooperate and even depend on each other to survive. Explore food chains, food webs, & more.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Campfire Building and Survival - Home School
Campfire Building and Survival - Learn some tips and tricks on how to build a good campfire with a variety of materials. We will practice building a fire and learn some additional wilderness survival strategies.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 1 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Ecology - Home School (1-2:30)
Ecology - Discover the ways that living organisms cooperate and even depend on each other to survive. Explore food chains, food webs, & more.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 2 Saturday 9:00 AM Maple Tree Tap: 9:00 AM Session
Join us for our annual Maple Tree Tap and learn more about the tasty maple syrup made at Botna Bend Park.
Programs Pottawattamie Botna Bend Park
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