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Feb 16 Saturday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Owl Pellet Dissection
Come learn about owl of Iowa and their adaptations as predators and their role in the food web. The presentation will be followed by a pellet dissection and analysis.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 16 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Shed Antler Hunt
Ready, set, shed hunt!
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
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 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sprouts - Hibernation Station
Learn about hibernating animals!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wandering Woods Club
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 21 Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek
Come and join our winter naturalist intern for some outdoor fun.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 21 Thursday 6:30 PM Almost Full Moon Owl Hike
Discover why the Owl is nature's perfect Mouse Trap!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 23 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Family Ice Fishing Clinic
Public Ice Fishing/Snowshoe Clinic sponsored by the Sioux County Conservation Board on Saturday, Feb 23 from 10am-noon. No equipment needed. Instruction, bait, and holes provided.
Programs Sioux Big Sioux 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 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 24 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
Practice your roll in the pool!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 25 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lime Creek Littles - Groundhog Day
February is the month for Groundhog’s special day!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 28 Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek
Come and join our winter naturalist intern for some outdoor fun.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 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
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