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Feb 16 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coyote Club
Coyote Club is for kids age 6-10 who are interested in nature, animals, and outdoor fun! Participants engage with the Naturalist at Fontana Park, with programs scattered throughout the year.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Feb 16 Saturday 9:00 AM Great Backyard Bird Count
Participate in the Great Back Yard Bird Count.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 16 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Give a Hoot!
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Feb 16 Saturday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Owl Pellet Dissection
Come learn about owl of Iowa and their adaptations as predators and their role in the food web. The presentation will be followed by a pellet dissection and analysis.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 16 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Shed Antler Hunt
Ready, set, shed hunt!
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
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 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cabin Fever Days: Animal Signs
Get out of the house on this no-school day for a morning of discovery!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Shoes and Soup
Bundle up and join naturalist Emily Herring as we brave the cold and spend the evening snowshoeing the trails of Grimes Farm.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation 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 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sprouts - Hibernation Station
Learn about hibernating animals!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 20 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Appreciation Event
We want to personally thank our wonderful volunteers for all that they do for us by having a meal in their honor.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Feb 21 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wandering Woods Club
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 21 Thursday 6:30 PM Almost Full Moon Owl Hike
Discover why the Owl is nature's perfect Mouse Trap!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 24 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
Practice your roll in the pool!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Another Snowshoe Hike
UPDATE, UPDATE: The reschedule is here! We have rescheduled the original "Another Snowshoe Hike" to 2/26/19 from 6-7:30pm. See you there!!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 27 Wednesday 2:00 PM Weaving Class for Youth
Children will have fun learning the art of weaving and will be able to take home a place mat that they create!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Feb 27 Wednesday 7:00 PM 49 State Highpoints
Clayton County Conservation is pleased to host Don Smalley for a special presentation on his amazing journey to the highest point in 49 of 50 states.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Feb 28 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Conservation Workshop: Eco-tips for saving money, energy, & resources!
This FREE Community Conservation Workshop will provide information for homeowners on ways to save money while being more energy and resource efficient in and around the home. Speakers & booths from 9 various conservation agencies!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
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