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Jun 18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Detectives- Ages 5-6, June 18 and 19 2019, 9am-noon
Kids will investigate animal clues in the wild, from tracks to scat. This camp includes hands-on activities, games and fun! This two day camp offered morning or afternoon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tadpoles
Calling all Nature Lovers!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Summer Camps
Summer camp fun!
Youth Camps Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 18 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lures and Lunch
Bring your lunch and fishing gear as we visit a different Polk County pond each month during the summer to see what is biting. Bait and poles will be provided but, feel free to bring your own as well.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Animal Detectives- Ages 5-6, June 18 and 19 2019, 1-4pm
Kids will investigate animal clues in the wild, from tracks to scat. This camp includes hands-on activities, games and fun! This two day camp offered morning or afternoon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Air Rifle Target Shooting - Cancelled
Air Rifle Target Shooting - Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program. Equipment provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Bumble Bee Hunt
Celebrate National Pollinator Week with a naturalist to search for and document the number of bumble bees found at Jester Park. Our observations will be shared with the Xerces Society Bumble Bee Watch citizen science project.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - Edible Outdoors
Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature Story Hour - Insect Safari
Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring our family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas with your children.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 20-21 Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Shooting Camp
This camp will introduce participants to the lifelong sport of target shooting. We'll learn the basics of archery, air rifle and even throw Atlatls.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fishing Fun Camp
Join HCCB and ISU Extension for a fishing day camp!
Special Events Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Jun 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Fancy and Fragrant Flowers
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Thursday 10:30 AM O.W.L.S (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls) -- The McGregor Wildlife School
Osborne’s Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls will continue the “Conservation Heroes” series on June 20th with a visit to the McGregor Museum to learn about the historic McGregor Wildlife School.
Trips Clayton Osborne Park
Jun 20 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Giants of the Prairie
Bison and elk were two of the largest animals to ever roam across Iowa. What happened to them and where did they go? A naturalist will walk you through the exhibit and share the history of these giants of the prairie.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20 Thursday 5:30 PM Live and Local - Jay Casmirri
The Eagles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Steve Miller, Alex Clare, The Beatles, Oasis -- are a sampling of the selections that thrill audiences wherever Jay plays.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fireside Chat at Camp WaNoKi / Canoe, Kayak, & Backpacking Basics 101
If you are thinking about getting introduced to canoeing, kayaking, or backpacking this program is for you. We will not be on the water with canoes or kayaks for this program.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Jun 21 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Paddle in the Park is an annual program series that is held at the South Boat Ramp at Big Woods Lake in Cedar Falls.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 21 Friday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Insect Explorers
Little Sioux Park, 2 miles SW of Correctionville, Iowa. Explore the world of bugs. We will look and learn about insects.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 21-23 Friday 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM 100th Anniversary of Briggs Woods Park
Come Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Briggs Woods Park at this three day event.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Totally Turtles
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Turtles and Kindness Rocks
Join a naturalist and a few turtle friends in a fun rock painting activity.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
June 22nd ~ 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
Jun 22 Saturday 1:00 PM Wildflower Walk
Enjoy a walk through the reconstructed prairie while learning about native wildflowers.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 22 Saturday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Do You Want To Be An Insect
Join us on the trails at Oak Grove with entomologist and Dordt professor Jeremy Hummel as we explore and look at the insect life at Oak Grove Park.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 22 Saturday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Family Campout - Cancelled
This brand new event is just what you need to get the kids off their screens and to get started camping. Do you want to go camping, but have small children and are worried about safety, keeping kids occupied, and the logistics of setting up a tent.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
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