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Dec 17 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Birding 101
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
Dec 18 Tuesday Knee High Naturalists - Hibernation
Knee High Naturalists is a great way to get your youngster exploring nature and the great outdoors! Join Tama County Conservation on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for this series for 2-4 year olds.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Dec 19 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night ( Dec. 19 5:30-7)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 20 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night (12/20)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 20 Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (12/20 from 7:30-9)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21-23 Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Holiday Open House
Visit the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center during our three day Holiday Open House!
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 21 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Light the Night
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (just added)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Winter Adaptations Hike
Explore animal adaptations in Iowa's Loess Hills at this fun family hike.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 22 Saturday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Winter Celebration and Full Moon Hike
Join Winneshiek County Conservation for a winter celebration and full moon hike!
Special Events Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
Dec 24-25 Monday Eco Center Closed
24th & 25th~ Eco Center Closed ~ Rock Creek ~ The Eco Center will be closed for the Christmas Holiday.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 25 Tuesday Happy Holidays from the Friends of Rock Creek!!!!
Happy Holidays!!!! No meeting this month.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 26-27 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Winter Vacation Open House Hours
Winter Vacation - Open House Hours at the Central Park Nature Center
Programs Jones Central Park
Dec 27 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Air Rifle Target Shooting
Target shooting is a lifelong sport and can be practiced for most at an early age and continue through adulthood. Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 27 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Christmas Break at Lime Creek
It’s time to get the kids out of the house for some fresh air!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 28 Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Winter Day Camp 1
Winter Break Camp
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Dec 28 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Winter Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the wonder of the forest in the winter. FREE. No registration required.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 28 Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Winter Break Fun!
Come out to Lake Iowa and celebrate winter break!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Dec 31 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 31 Monday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 1, 2019 Tuesday Eco Center - Closed
Closed for the New Year's Holiday.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jan 3 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales
Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors. Wear warm waterproof boots.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jan 5 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors. Wear warm waterproof boots.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Jan 6 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Upcycle Your Old T-shirts
Make your old t-shirts into new items like a tote bag, head band, scarf, and more!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
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