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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 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 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 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 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
May 3 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM For the Birds: Wine Bottle Bird Feeders
Create a beautiful wine bottle bird feeder for your garden.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
May 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Explore Your Outdoors - Insects
Scoop in the pond, dig through logs, and discover that all insects play an important role in helping our habitats.
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Willow Lake Outdoor Day
Willow Lake Outdoor Day Saturday, May 5th, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
May 6 Sunday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spring Festival
Enjoy a free and family-friendly afternoon at McFarland Park.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
May 6 Sunday 2:00 PM Lunchtime with the Reptiles
Learn more about our snakes and turtles!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
May 8 Tuesday 6:30 PM Leaf and Flower Printing
Come out and make an awesome t-shirt that you can wear over and over again!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
May 9 Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Backyard Pollinator Gardens
The Lime Creek Nature Center and North Iowa Nature Club present award-winning photographer Noppadol Paothong, who will provide a visually-pleasing presentation about how to provide pollinator habitats in the backyard.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
May 10 Thursday 12:00 AM - 11:00 PM Great Give Day
Donate to Friends of Jackson County Conservation and support outdoor recreation and education opportunities during this 24-hour, online giving day!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
May 11 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Stargazing
View the night sky!
Programs Marshall Green Castle Recreation Area
May 12 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wild Edibles
Did you know that there are grocery stores in every natural area? Sign up for a awesome morning of wild edibles!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
May 12 Saturday 10:00 AM Basket Weaving Class
Learn to weave a basket to take home!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
May 14 Monday 10:00 AM Nature Kids
We invite children ages 3-5 years old, to the nature center for fun and learning about toads.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
May 14 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM GAIN - Life in the Pond - CANCELLED
Join us for this GAIN (Get Active in Nature) activity.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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