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Mar 30 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM National Take a Walk in the Park Day - Cancelled
Celebrate National Take a Walk in the Park Day with a naturalist as we take a hike in our Polk County Parks.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 30 Monday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM National Take a Walk in the Park Day - Cancelled
Celebrate National Take a Walk in the Park Day with a naturalist as we take a hike in our Polk County Parks.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Apr 1 - Nov 1 Wednesday Geocaching Fish Adventure
Grab your GPS, your hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1, 2020 through November 1, 2020.
Other Location Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 1 Wednesday 6:00 PM Animal Fools-this Event Has Been Cancelled
Come to the Nature Center to learn about the pranksters of the animal kingdom! This event has been cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 2 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - S is Seeds - Cancelled - Watch on Facebook Live
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
Apr 4 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM FWCC Osprey 5K Trail Run/Walk
Join Friends of Warren County Conservation as we host the 11th Osprey 5K Trail Run/Walk event. The trails will lead you through the beautiful prairie and woodlands of Annett Nature Center.
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 4 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Navigation Series – Using a Map and Compass Together-this Event Has Been Cancelled
Enhance your summer hiking excursions by learning how to navigate the land using your map and compass. This event has been cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 4 Saturday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Cancelled-Beekeeping: What would you like to know? April 2020
Join us at the Prairie Woods Nature Center with Master Beekeeper Dr. Bajema to learn everything you want to about bees and beekeeping.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Apr 4 Saturday 10:30 AM Sweet Treat Family Hike-this Event Has Been Cancelled
We will be enjoying a refreshing hike outside for all ages. After the hike we will discuss our discoveries and create a tasty animal home using rice crispy bars. This event has been cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 5 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Critter Club - Cancelled
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.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 7 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Best Puppet Show Ever - Watch on Facebook Live
Join us for an exciting and energetic puppet show. Participants will be laughing, singing, and learning about nature as we entertain them with a scripted show starring a cast of animated puppets and props.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 8 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hunter Safety - Field Day
Completion of a Hunter Safety course is required for anyone born after January 1, 1972 who wishes to purchase a hunting license. Must be 12 or older.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 9 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CANCELED Nestling Naturalists
CANCELED Nestling Naturalists is a program designed for ages 0 - 4 with a story and activity that's different each time!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Apr 9 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday Night Hikes-this Event Has Been Cancelled
Dress for the weather & wear sturdy walking shoes. Pre-registration is GREATLY appreciated. This event is cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 9 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Art in the Park - Canvas
We will explore canvas painting with medium bodied acrylics to create an 11” x 14” night time canvas scene.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 10 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Home School Program - Oology (Study of Eggs) cancelled watch on Facebook Live
Oology (or oölogy) is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs and nests. Come learn the different colors of eggs and information about the birds that lay them. We will also look at the intricate art of building a bird’s nest.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 10 Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Easter EGGStravaganza-this Event Has Been Cancelled
Join us for an Easter Scavenger Hunt along the trails of the nature center! In this unusual scavenger hunt you will search for Easter baskets to fill your Easter egg punch card. This event is cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 10 Friday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag - Unique Fish of the Mississippi River
The mighty Mississippi has many unique fish that call it home. Many of these fish people have never been seen.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Apr 10 Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CANCELED-Good Friday Geo-Egg Hunt
Egg Hunts are not just for kids!
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Apr 10 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Home School Program - Oology (Study of Eggs) cancelled watch on Facebook Live
Oology (or oölogy) is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs and nests. Come learn the different colors of eggs and information about the birds that lay them. We will also look at the intricate art of building a bird’s nest.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 11 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cancelled: 9th Annual Nature Egg Hunt
Cancelled: The Nature Egg Hunt is cancelled due to the proclamation issued by the state to limit gatherings to 10 or fewer people to limit community spread of COVID-19.
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 11 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Geocaching Egg Hunt - Canceled due to COVID 19
Enjoy a great morning out in a beautiful park looking for eggs!
Special Events Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 14 Tuesday 10:00 AM Nature Tales-this Event Has Been Cancelled
Pre-schoolers, join us with an adult for this special story time about rabbits. We’ll hike too, weather permitting. This event has been cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 16 Thursday 6:00 PM Compost Workshop - Canceled due to COVID 19
Find out a cool way to take food scraps and turn them into black gold!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 16 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday Night Hikes-this Event has been Cancelled
Dress for the weather & wear sturdy walking shoes. Pre-registration is GREATLY appreciated. This event has been cancelled.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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