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Jan 24 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Jack Frost Painting
We will talk about the science behind the frost, read a story and make a special painting!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 24 Friday 6:00 PM Owl Prowl
Owl Prowl Friday, January 24th, 6:00pm Osborne Nature Center
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Jan 26 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 2 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bird Feeder Palooza
Spend a fun day creating something to attract wildlife . . .
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Feb 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Basics
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 9 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 10 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EVENT FULL: Almost Full Moon Owl Prowl with Calls
Learn about owls in Iowa from the warmth of the classroom as we build owl calls. We will then head out onto the trails to talk to the owls and attempt to call one in.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 13 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Fishing Rod Building Course Series
Custom rod builder Chuck Ungs will lead participants through the process of building a St. Croix / Rod Geeks or Rainshadow spinning rod!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 15 Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Survive a Winter Day in Northeast Iowa!
Survive a Winter Day in Northeast Iowa
Programs Fayette Gilbertson Conservation Education Area
Feb 15 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Shed Antler Hunt
Search the Fossil & Prairie Park . . .
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
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 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 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
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 8 Sunday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Paddles in the Pool
A course that will cover the basics about kayaking.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 9 Monday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Thomas Mitchell Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Mar 17 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Geocache Leprechaun Hunt - 10-11:30
Learn to use a GPS and go search the woods to find the hidden pots of gold, collecting candy and prizes along the way. Keep an eye out for leprechauns along the way!
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Mar 17 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Geocache Leprechaun Hunt - 12:30-2
Learn to use a GPS and go search the woods to find the hidden pots of gold, collecting candy and prizes along the way. Keep an eye out for leprechauns along the way!
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Mar 17 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM The Cats of America: Ancient History and Modern Conservation
William R. Clark will provide a talk which starts with a brief overview of the evolution of cats including paleological history of sabertooth cats and cheetahs that once roamed North America.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 18 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cabin Fever
This nature-based camp will feature hands on lessons including planting seeds for the pollinator garden, park exploration, interactive games, and more.
Youth Camps Madison Pammel State Park
Mar 19 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Spring Fling
Campers will discover the signs of spring while exploring the park, playing games, and creating a spring time craft.
Youth Camps Madison Pammel State Park
Mar 19 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Bobcats!
To go along with our cat themed week at Wickiup Hill, we will explore the world of bobcats and cats all around the world!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 20 Friday 10:00 AM Disney Nature Series: African Cats
African Cats features the real-life love, humor and determination of the kings of the African savannah!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 21 Saturday 8:00 AM Motor Motor 5K 2020
Motor Motor 5K is Back! Saturday, March 21, 2020 Same-day registration is open from 8:00 – 8:45 AM Starting gun sounds at 9:00 AM Motor Mill Historic Site
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Mar 30 Monday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM National Take a Walk in the Park Day
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
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