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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 5 Sunday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM CANCELED Trailgate Party: Adventures in Alaska
Trailgate Party: Adventures in Alaska
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 7 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Best Puppet Show Ever - Cancelled
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 7 Tuesday 11:00 AM CANCELED O.W.L.S. - The Brenton Arboretum: Past, Present, and Future
O.W.L.S. - The Brenton Arboretum: Past, Present, and Future Melissa Burdick, Executive Director
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 7 Tuesday 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Full Moon Hike - Cancelled
Explore the wonder and beauty of Yellow Banks Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Apr 10 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Home School Program - Oology (Study of Eggs) - Cancelled
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 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Home School Program - Oology (Study of Eggs) Cancelled
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 CANCELED Geocache Egg Hunt
Geocache Egg Hunt
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Apr 16 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EVENT CANCELLED Fireside Chat at Camp WaNoKi & Earth Day Activity
Celebrate Earth Day with a Fireside Chat along with an Earth Day Activity
Other Location Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Apr 17 Friday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM cancelled-Celebrate Earth Day with Teddy Roosevelt
Celebrate Earth Day 2020 by exploring what Theodore Roosevelt did for the American landscape.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Apr 18 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Build a Birdhouse - Cancelled
Build your own birdhouse at this hands on woodworking workshop. A simple, one-board plan will give you a quick and versatile house that can be customized to accommodate a variety of feathered friends that live near you.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 21 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - Light the Night - Cancelled
Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature with a glass of wine before we light up the night - with fire. We will share fire building tips and tricks, so that you can easily master or improve fire building.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 21 Tuesday 8:00 PM Evening Prairie Burn
Visit the Warren County Conservation Board as we light up the night sky!
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Apr 22 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Earth Day Celebration - Cancelled Watch on Facebook Live
Happy 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Come help us celebrate by learning about our fascinating planet and the amazing biodiversity found here, as well as the challenges it faces.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 25 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 2020 Earth Day Carnival
Free Event for the whole family!
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Apr 28 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing - Cancelled
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Crystal Berkens, a certified forest guide. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 30 Thursday 7:00 PM CANCELED Story County Trails Advisory Committee Meeting
Story County Trails Advisory Committee Meeting
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 1 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CANCELED Nature Play: Into the Woods
Nature Play: Into the Woods
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 2 Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Writing Nature: Using words to Engage the Natural World
Sioux County Conservation is hosting Professor Anne Lundberg for those interested in improving their writing skills.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
May 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM CANCELED O.W.L.S. - Exploring Madagascar
O.W.L.S. - Exploring Madagascar Jess Lancial, Story County Conservation
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Dinosaurs
Have a favorite dinosaur? This presentation will show enough information to keep you in the discussion with your grandkids and perhaps create an interest you will want to pursue for yourself. Find out why Iowa is a poor place to look for dinosaurs.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 5 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Friends - Eggciting Facts
Join a naturalist in a nature adventure! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time and exploration. Snacks are provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 6 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Metaphors of Nature: A Journaling Workshop
Come learn how mindful observation of nature’s order can deepen our understanding of the self.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 7 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Toddler Tales - Eggciting Eggs
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
May 7 Thursday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Thomas Mitchell Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
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