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Aug 21 Tuesday 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Nocturnal Scavenger Hunt
Grab your flashlight, family and friends and head out to the Grimes Farm and Conservation Center for a nocturnal scavenger hunt.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Aug 23 Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grounding – Barefoot Walk in Nature
Research is finding that "grounding/earthing in nature," allowing skin to come in direct contact with the ground, has health benefits and can balance the body's central nervous system.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 23 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM OWLS - Hike and Food
Join the OWLS group for a naturalist guided tour of Maquoketa Caves.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join the OWL (Older Wiser Livelier) Dubuque, Jackson & Jones OWL Group at Maquoketa Caves State Park
Visit the Maquoketa Caves followed by supper at the Bluff Lake Catfish Farm
Special Events Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboard Demonstrations
Come try your hand at Stand-up Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Nomad Overlanding - What's Your Adventure?
Be prepared for your next adventure!
Programs Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Women in the Outdoors Workshop
Women ages 16 and older are invited to explore the outdoors, learn new skills and network with like-minded women.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Meet a Sowbug & See Sowbug Races
Meet a Sowbug
Programs Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
Owl Prowl Saturday, August 25th 7-8 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Aug 26 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) Annual Release Party
Join Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) for an afternoon all about our feathered friends! Rehabilitated birds will be returned to the wild.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Aug 27 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM GAIN (Get Active in Nature) - Monarch Tagging
Join us on the Lime Creek prairie as we attempt to tag monarch butterflies.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Aug 27 Monday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Early Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Late Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Paddle
Explore Badger Lake at dusk
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 28 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Playscape Playdate
Join the naturalist for a morning of adventure at John F Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 30 Thursday 5:27 PM - 7:00 PM Live and Local - The Lincoln HIghway Band
Enjoy live bluegrass music at the amphitheater at Grimes Farm.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Aug 31 Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Sit around the campfire as we discuss the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal creatures.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Aug 31 Friday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park- Nut Job 2 Nutty by Nature
Come enjoy a movie under the stars!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Monarch Watch Family Program
We are seeing monarchs again! Join us for a morning of netting and tagging Monarchs on their migration south to Mexico.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Sep 1 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboard Demonstrations
Come try your hand at Stand-up Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Monarch Tagging
Programs Jones Central Park
Sep 1 Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Mysterious Monarchs
Learn all about Monarch Butterflies journey to Mexico!!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Saturday 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM Bats of Iowa & Bat House Night Hike
Find out how many species of Bats live in Iowa and why White Nose Syndrome is such a threat to our native North American bat populations.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Sep 2 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Kayaking on Marsh
On September 2nd come to the Hurstville Interpretive Center anytime between 1pm and 3pm to give our kayaks a try.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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