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Feb 20 Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School's Out Day Camp!
Join Hartman Reserve for a day of adventures, games, crafts, and more!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 20 Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM Common Ground Day
Common Ground allows participants to conduct and record short interviews with people they love, care about, and respect, interviews focused on concrete experiences and memories.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Feb 20 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Animal Guides Meditation
Each animal in our world offers powerful messages, healing and wisdom simply by being itself. Join Kara Simons for a guided meditation and discussion honoring our energetic and physical connections with animals as teachers and guides.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 20 Thursday 6:00 PM Literary Heroes: Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn
Public Program: February 20 @ 6pm Literary Heroes: Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn Elkader Public Library Elkader, Iowa 52043
Special Events Clayton Osborne Park
Feb 20 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sea Salt Soap
Learn how to make sea salt soup~
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Feb 20 Thursday 6:30 PM Loess Hills of China
Graham McGaffin is the Associate Director of Conservation & Loess Hills Program Director for The Nature Conservancy in Iowa. In June 2019 he traveled to the Chinese Loess Plateau as part of special Loess Hills research & exchange group.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 21 Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School's Out Day Camp!
Join Hartman Reserve for a day of adventures, games, crafts, and more!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Home School Program - Zoology at 10
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Snowshoeing & Shinrin Yoku Winter Reflection
Enjoy an active hour of snowshoeing followed by two hours of nature immersion with Shinrin Yoku. Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine Physician.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Home School Program - Zoology at 1
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 22 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Archaeology Day
We are planning something new at Calkins' Nature Area this February! Join us on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 from 10 am to 2 pm at Calkins' Nature Area for our first annual Hardin County Archaeology Day!
Special Events Hardin Calkins Nature Area
Feb 22 Saturday 10:00 AM The True Story of Eddie the Duck
Hear the story of a duckling won the hearts of school children in Moville, Iowa, and beyond, and became an inspiration for a children’s book.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 22 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 23 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.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 23 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 27 Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Appreciation Event
We want to personally thank our volunteers for all they do for us.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Feb 27 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Book Worms - American Wolf
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 1 Sunday Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Mar 1 Sunday 2:00 PM Aldo Leopold Reading
Come and listen to members of the community read aloud essays from A Sand County Almanac and take part in the discussions.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Okefenokee Swamp
The great Okefenokee Swamp evolved from the depths of the ocean and has existed for thousands of years.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 3-5 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hunter Education Class Series
This hunter education program introduces students to several life-long skills important for many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 5 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Nocturnal Animals
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. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 5 Thursday 12:00 PM Lunch and Learn: Big Trees
Learn what measurements are used and how a champion tree is determined.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 7-8 Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Maple Syrup Festival
Catch your pancakes in the air!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Mar 7 Saturday 7:00 AM Waterfowl Migration Watch
Join us as we look for and identify migrating waterfowl.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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