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Apr 23 Monday 7:00 PM Protection of Ancient Human Remains in Iowa
What makes Iowa special in the realm of protecting burials in the US?
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 26 Thursday 7:00 PM Ollie the Owl Hike
Discover why Ollie the Owl is nature's perfect Mouse Trap!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 28 Saturday 1:00 PM Family Bluebird Hike
Peer inside real bluebird nests!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 29 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wildflower Hike
Hike through the woods to view and identify the dazzling display of spring wildflowers.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
May 2 Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Top Shade Pollinator Plants
Is your property mostly shady but you still want to help pollinators? Learn how you can help!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 5 Saturday 9:00 AM Mushroom Ramble
Learn about local mushrooms and how to hunt them, then go on a mushroom hunt in the Wickiup Hill Natural Area!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 5 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hitchcock House Pioneer Skills Festival
Have you ever wondered how the pioneers made their own rope or dipped their own candles?
Special Events Cass Hitchcock Recreation Area
May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bird Banding
Drop in and see real wild birds up close and in hand!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 15 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Friends - Silly Salamander
Join a naturalist in a nature adventure for 3-5 year olds and an adult! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities. Snacks will be provided.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
May 18 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Catch-n-Croakers
Learn to identify frogs by sight and sound before sloshing into the wetlands to catch these amazing creatures. Bring your own net and flashlight. Wear shoes that can get wet and muddy.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
May 19 Saturday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hop on Down the Bunny Trail!
Get up close with rabbits and learn about keeping them as pets!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 26 Saturday 5K Trail Run/Walk
Trail Run or Walk at Lake Icaria for everyone young to old
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 26 Saturday 10:00 AM Youth Fishing Clinic
Fun fishing for youth
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 30 Wednesday 5:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Special Events Buchanan Jakway Park
Jun 1 Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fishing Basics
Learn about the different kinds of fish in Iowa, fishing safety, casting, and how to tie a hook. It is Free Fishing Weekend in Iowa so no license is needed. Bait and poles will be provided. Feel free to a chair to sit in.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 2 Saturday 10:00 AM National Trails Day Nature Hike!
Join Hike It Baby and Linn County Conservation for prizes and activities and guided Nature Hikes for any age!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 6 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wandering Woods Club! Scavenger Hunt
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club! New this summer, come experience our FABULOUS PlayScape.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 6 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour Feathered Friends
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist. This family-friendly program is free and all ages are welcome.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 7 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Swamp Slime!
Explore our wetlands, meet some critters, and make some swamp slime!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 7 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Swamp Slime!
Explore our wetlands, meet some critters, and make some swamp slime!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 7 Thursday 7:00 PM Iowa's Ancient Trails
Discover ancient routes of travel in Iowa!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 8 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Swamp Slime!
Explore our wetlands, meet some critters, and make some swamp slime!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 8 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Swamp Slime!
Explore our wetlands, meet some critters, and make some swamp slime!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 9 Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Beeswax Candle Making Class
Take home 5 homemade beeswax candles!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 9 Saturday 10:00 AM Family Bluebird Hike
Take a peek inside real blue bird nests!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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