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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 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 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 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 21, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
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 23 Saturday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Family Trivia Night
Bring the Family, and put your brains together to test your nature Knowledge!
Programs Story McFarland 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 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 - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 28, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Ecology - Home School
Ecology - Discover the ways that living organisms cooperate and even depend on each other to survive. Explore food chains, food webs, & more.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Campfire Building and Survival - Home School
Campfire Building and Survival - Learn some tips and tricks on how to build a good campfire with a variety of materials. We will practice building a fire and learn some additional wilderness survival strategies.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 1 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Ecology - Home School (1-2:30)
Ecology - Discover the ways that living organisms cooperate and even depend on each other to survive. Explore food chains, food webs, & more.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 2 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Successful Bluebird Boxes 101
Did you ever wonder what is the correct way to build a bluebird house and how to maintain it? If so come to our public program.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Mar 5 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Forget Recycling Often, Start Recycling Right!
Ammon Taylor, Municipal Marketing Manager for Waste Management, will discuss changes in the recycling industry and the need for continued education about what can or can’t be recycled.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - The Joys of Hiking Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks
Hoodoos, Emerald Pools, and Canyons - The Joys of Hiking Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks presented by Brenda Allen, Nancy Franz, Chris Gleason,and Judy Levings.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Mar 6 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales
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
Mar 7 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night March 7, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 9 Saturday 9:00 AM Bluebird House Building Workshop
Bluebirds have long been a welcome sign of Spring in Iowa.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Mar 9 Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Loop the Lake
Join a PCC Naturalist for a leisurely hike around the Discovery Pond trail. Discover the many unique features of this park as we “Loop the Lake”.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 9 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Iowa Reptiles
Discover a few of the reptiles that call Iowa home. Meet a live snake and ornate box turtle. FREE. No registration required.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 12 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:43 PM Trail Safety Program
Warren County Conservation Board and Indianola Parks & Recreation invite you to a general trail safety and etiquette program.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Mar 13 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Outdoors Afterschool
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.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 13 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Mindfulness and Movement Class
Sometimes we forget we are part of nature, sharing water and air with all other beings on the planet. Controlling our breath and moving our bodies in focused ways can bring back a connection with the natural world.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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