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Aug 23 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Campfire Program-Bats
Gather around a campfire to learn about the native bats of Iowa and roast a few s'mores.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Aug 24 Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Zen in Nature
Fabulous way to start the day with a full dose of Zen in nature! No experience required. For more information, contact Dan Pecaut
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Aug 24 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
August 24th ~ Eden Valley Nature Center Open ~ 1-4 PM ~ The Nature Center will be open on Saturdays, through Labor Day. Volunteer hosts are needed.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Aug 24 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Iowa's Amazing Salamanders
Amazing Salamanders!
Programs Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM SOAR Annual Release Party
SOAR Annual Release Party
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Aug 25 Sunday 2:00 PM Live Animal Feeding
Join us to feed our education animals.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 26 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM G.A.I.N. (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 Tuesday 4:30 PM Multi-Cropping Iowa
Multi-Cropping Iowa Tuesday, August 27th, 4:30 PM Osborne Nature Center Auditorium
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Aug 29 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Explore Your Outdoors
Join a naturalist and discover the amazing survival strategies of camouflage.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Aug 30 Friday 8:30 PM Night Sky
Join us in viewing the night sky!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 30 Friday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park- Wonder Park
Come out for a great family movie under the stars!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 31 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM “Stand Up Paddleboard” Demonstration
Come try your hand at Standup Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 31 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Monarch Watch Public Program
Join us Saturday morning with the family to learn about monarch migration to Mexico. We will have an overview of Monarchs and their anatomy, their migration pattern, how and why we tag them.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
August 31st ~ Eden Valley Nature Center Open ~ 1-4 PM ~ The Nature Center will be open on Saturdays, through Labor Day. Volunteer hosts are needed.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of Monarch Watch's Citizen Science tagging efforts - Hands-on nature program.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Aug 31 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mysterious Monarchs
Come learn about the Monarch Migration!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Sep 1 Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Paddling on the Marsh
Try your hand at paddling a kayak or canoe at the Hurstville Marsh on Sunday, September 1st.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 3 Tuesday 8:00 AM Trick or Treat Hike Camper Sign up
This is the camper sign up for the Oct 12 Trick or Treat event at Oak Grove. Register for a campsite starting Sept 3 at 8am.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Sep 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - History of Yellow Banks and Thomas Mitchell Parks
Yellow Banks Park is a 576+ acre park resting on the bluffs overlooking the Des Moines River. This park has a deep Native American history. Ranger Charlie Finch, will share some of the artifacts found on the property.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Sep 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Raptors of the Midwest
Raptors of the Midwest
Programs Story McFarland Park
Sep 4 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Programs Buchanan Jakway Park
Sep 5 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Fish
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
Sep 5 Thursday 10:00 AM Discovering Trout!
Join Dubuque, Jackson and Jones County Conservation in Discovering Trout!
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 5 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Park Lake Grand Opening Celebration
Join the fun in celebrating the new Central Park Lake!
Special Events Jones Central Park
Sep 5 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Autumn Phenology Journaling
Do you like to draw and write about nature? If so, phenology journaling must be for you! Phenology is the study of seasonal phenomena, and we will be taking a closer look at all of the changes happening in the park this autumn.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
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