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Apr 22 Sunday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Earth Day Celebration
Come celebrate Earth Day at Lake Iowa Park by volunteering to clean-up the park, following the clean-up there will be a Bird Banding slideshow and discussion by local bander Mark Bowman.
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Apr 22 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Earth Day Bike and Cache
Join us on a biking and geocaching adventure! Meet at the Chichaqua Valley Trail be ready to bike a few miles as we search for geocaches hidden near the trail.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Valley Trail
Apr 22 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Go Wild - Wildflowers & Wild Edibles
Step into spring and spend Earth Day outdoors!
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Apr 22 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Earth Day Hike at McFarland Park
Celebrate Earth Day by hiking the trails at McFarland Park with Conservation Board member Nancy Franz.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 22 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Park Earth Day Celebration & Clean Up Event
Earth Day Celebration - take a hike or go "plogging" at Central Park
Special Events Jones Central Park
Apr 22 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Make a Personalized Walking Stick on Earth Day
Make your own personalized walking stick to get outdoors with to celebrate Earth Day. Use your walking stick afterwards in the park and pick up trash on your own in support of Earth Day. Give a hoot don't pollute!
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Apr 24 Tuesday Nature Tots: Wide-Mouthed Frog
Nature Tots: Wide-Mouthed Frog Tuesday, April 24th 6:30-7:30 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Apr 26 Thursday 9:00 AM Tour of Casper Bluffs Land and Water Reserve - O.W.L.S.
Not only does Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve boast some of the most commanding views of the Mississippi River and its backwater sloughs, it is also an archaeologically significant site.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Apr 26 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tour of Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve - OWLS
Take Tour of the beautiful Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve Jo Davies Conservation Foundation
Trips Jones Central Park
Apr 27 Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Buchanan County Conservation Energy Games
Students will be competing in Solar Car Races, Solar Oven Contests and/or Wind Turbine Competitions.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 27 Friday 4:30 PM Sponsor and Plant a Fruit Tree
Have you been wanting a fruit tree in your yard but do not have the space this is the perfect opportunity for you!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 28 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Earth Day Event
Roll up your sleeves and help us clean up Mason City streets, parks, and trails.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Apr 28 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wildflower Walk
Explore SW Iowa's best spot for Woodland Wildflowers!
Programs Cass Frank Chapman Pellett Memorial Woods
Apr 28 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Volunteer Work Day
Help us spruce up the trails, gardens, Nature Playscape and grounds this spring. Wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 28 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM North Cabin at Swan Lake - OPEN HOUSE
OPEN HOUSE for the North Cabin at Swan Lake State Park Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 am until Noon
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Apr 28 Saturday 1:00 PM Trail Enhancement and Management Day
Be a part of our TEAM (Trail Enhancement and Management) and help make improvements to county trail systems. All volunteers are asked to wear long-sleeves, pants, and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Bring gloves and bring a water bottle.
Programs Story Robison Wildlife Acres
Apr 28 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
Eden Valley Nature Center Open~ 1-4 PM
Special Events Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
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
Apr 29 Sunday 1:00 PM Thora & SOAR: Eagles as Ambassadors for the Environment
SOAR, Saving Our Avian Resources, will present a live eagle program!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Apr 29 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Spring Wildflower Walk
Join Winneshiek County Conservation staff in walking the woods to see what spring wildflowers have finally emerged after the long winter!
Programs Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
May 1 Tuesday Woodbury County Conservation Board Campgrounds open for the Season
Pressurized water systems, restrooms and park facilities at Snyder Bend Park, Little Sioux Park, Bigelow Park and Southwood Conservation Area will open for the camping season.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
May 1 Tuesday Woodbury County Conservation Board Campgrounds open for the Season
Pressurized water systems, restrooms and park facilities at Snyder Bend Park, Little Sioux Park, Bigelow Park and Southwood Conservation Area opens for camping season.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
May 1 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Butterflies in Iowa & in Your Backyard
We’ll start with an introduction to the 110 butterflies that call Iowa home then provide tips on creating butterfly habitat in your own backyard
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 1 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Butterfly or Moth, How do you Know?
Have you ever wondered how to tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Is it how they look? Or perhaps how they behave? Are they more alike or more different? How can you tell if a caterpillar will turn into a moth or a butterfly?
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 1 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Power of Pollinators
Did you know more than 1/3 of our global food supply depends on pollinators? Learn how pollination works, who the pollinators are and threats they face.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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