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Feb 16 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coyote Club
Coyote Club is for kids age 6-10 who are interested in nature, animals, and outdoor fun! Participants engage with the Naturalist at Fontana Park, with programs scattered throughout the year.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Feb 16 Saturday 9:00 AM Great Backyard Bird Count
Participate in the Great Back Yard Bird Count.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 16 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Give a Hoot!
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
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 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Winter Day Camp 2
Winter Break Fun!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
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 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Shoes and Soup
Bundle up and join naturalist Emily Herring as we brave the cold and spend the evening snowshoeing the trails of Grimes Farm.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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 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 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 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 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 25 Monday 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Owl Chat
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Feb 26 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
Wildlife rehabilitator, Beth Brown, will provide a program on Owls featuring a live Barred Owl. Following her presentation, there will be a short owl calling hike.
Programs Madison Pammel State 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 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 - May 31 Friday "DING" DARLING: ONE MAN, MANY VISIONS
An exhibit of artwork and personal memorabilia celebrating the many facets and achievements of Jay N. "Ding" Darling.
Special Events Buchanan Fontana Park
Mar 1 Friday March 1: Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
March 1: Stub Gray Shooting Range reopens March 1.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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
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