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Aug 23 Friday 5:30 PM Map & Compass Field Season
Practice your skills in the great outdoors as you navigate using a compass & topographical map.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 23 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Campfire Program-Bats
Gather around a campfire to learn about the native bats of Iowa and roast a few s'mores.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Aug 24 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Half Price Canoe Rental
August 24th ~ Half Price Canoe Rental ~ 8-11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ ?For use in the backwaters in and near the park.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 24 Saturday 9:00 AM Good Morning Cruise
August 24th ~ Good Morning Cruise ~ 9 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Every other Saturday this summer, there will be naturalist-guided eco cruises aboard the Blue Heron pontoon boat. Call 563-259-1876 to reserve a free spot.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 24 Saturday 1:00 PM Back Waters Paddle
August 24th ~ Back Waters Paddle ~ 1 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Meet at the Eco Center and gear up for a paddle in the backwaters of the Mississippi River.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 24 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
August 24th ~ Eden Valley Nature Center Open ~ 1-4 PM ~ The Nature Center will be open on Saturdays, through Labor Day. Volunteer hosts are needed.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Aug 24 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Iowa's Amazing Salamanders
Amazing Salamanders!
Programs Jones Central Park
Aug 26 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM G.A.I.N. (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 Tuesday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek
August 27th ~ Friends of Rock Creek ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Doing small things to make a big difference! This fun, no pressure group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 28 Wednesday 6:30 AM Building Better Birders Eco Cruise
August 28th ~ Building Better Birders Eco Cruise ~ 6:30 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ World-class birder, Kelly McKay, will lead this free class for people wanting to improve their birding skills. Call 563-259-1876 to sign up!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 29 Thursday 7:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
August 29th ~ Sunset Eco Cruise ~ 7 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Thursday evenings there will be naturalist-guided Mississippi eco cruises aboard the Blue Heron pontoon. Call 563-259-1876 to reserve a free spot one week in advance.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 30 Friday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park- Wonder Park
Come out for a great family movie under the stars!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 31 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM “Stand Up Paddleboard” Demonstration
Come try your hand at Standup Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 31 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Monarch Watch Public Program
Join us Saturday morning with the family to learn about monarch migration to Mexico. We will have an overview of Monarchs and their anatomy, their migration pattern, how and why we tag them.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
August 31st ~ Eden Valley Nature Center Open ~ 1-4 PM ~ The Nature Center will be open on Saturdays, through Labor Day. Volunteer hosts are needed.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of Monarch Watch's Citizen Science tagging efforts - Hands-on nature program.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mysterious Monarchs
Come learn about the Monarch Migration!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Sunday 4:00 PM 2019 Summer Concert Series: 37 Years
Help us end the season with our final concert of 2019 featuring the music of Omaha trio 37 Years.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 3 Tuesday 8:00 AM Trick or Treat Hike Camper Sign up
This is the camper sign up for the Oct 12 Trick or Treat event at Oak Grove. Register for a campsite starting Sept 3 at 8am.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Sep 3 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Morning Session
Find out what what makes dirt & rock so amazing at our morning session of Homeschool in the Hills: Geology.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - History of Yellow Banks and Thomas Mitchell Parks
Yellow Banks Park is a 576+ acre park resting on the bluffs overlooking the Des Moines River. This park has a deep Native American history. Ranger Charlie Finch, will share some of the artifacts found on the property.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 3 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Afternoon Session
Find out what what makes dirt & rock so amazing at our morning session of Homeschool in the Hills: Geology.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 4 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Programs Buchanan Jakway Park
Sep 5 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Fish
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
Sep 5 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Park Lake Grand Opening Celebration
Join the fun in celebrating the new Central Park Lake!
Special Events Jones Central Park
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