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Apr 22 Monday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Earth Day - Spring Wildflower Hike at Skillet Creek Indian Mounds
Visit Native American Burial and Ceremonial Mounds on this challenging hike to the top of the river valley. We will be looking for spring wildflowers as we venture up to the hill top where the mounds are located.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Apr 22 Monday 6:00 PM Spring Ephemerals Guided Hike
Enjoy a guided hike down Hitchcock Nature Center's "Moonseed Trail" as we look for early blooming spring flowers.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 22 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Earth Day Stories on the Patio
Celebrate Earth Day with a local storyteller on the outdoor patio at the Jester Park Nature Center.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 23 Tuesday 11:00 AM The Art of Conservation: A Visit with Ding Darling
Clayton County Conservation will host a presentation called The Art of Conservation: A Visit With Ding Darling by Tom Milligan.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 23 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Beginning Birder Course: Session VI: Warbler Identification and Review
Enter the birding world with this informative program run by the Iowa City Bird Club.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Apr 24 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dutch Oven Cooking Basics
Sensational cooking is not just done in the kitchen! Discover the delicious world of Dutch oven cooking in the outdoors.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 24 Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Give a Hoot About Owls and Their Habit
Give a hoot about owls and their woodland habitat!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 26 Friday 9:30 AM Buchanan County Conservation Energy Games
Students from area schools and home schools will be competing in Solar Car Races, Solar Oven Contests and/or Wind Turbine Competitions.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 27 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wildflower Walk
We have one of best views in Southwest Iowa to observe spring woodland wildflowers right here outside Atlantic!
Programs Cass Frank Chapman Pellett Memorial Woods
Apr 27 Saturday 10:00 AM Native Earth Skills: Spring Herb & Tree Walk
Join Dustin Clayton on a guided hike through the Loess Hills at Hitchcock Nature Center as you look for signs of spring.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Kids -- Trees
Nature Kids is for children 3-6 years old who want to learn about the natural world around them through stories, crafts, and outdoor exploring at Osborne.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 27 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Mystery and History Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist as they lead you through this beautiful park. Along the hike, we will discuss the history of the park and unravel a few of its mysteries along the way.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Apr 27 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Smartphone Photography 101
Want to get the most of our your phone’s camera? Join us in the hands on program while Lisa Hovis, owner of PhotoSynthesis in Ames, tells you everything you need to know!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 27 Saturday 2:00 PM Pursuing A Greener Earth - One Tree At A Time in Uganda
Former seasonal naturalist and ISU forestry student Jesse Matt will share his story working on agroforestry in Uganda.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 27 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Earth Fest
Keep Earth Day celebrations rolling with Earth Fest!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Apr 29 Monday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Spring Wildflower Walk
Take a spring walk in the woods and learn to stop and smell (and identify) the flowers with former SCC Director Steve Lekwa.
Programs Story Hertz Family Woods and Nature Preserve
May 1 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM May Day Wildflower Walk
Lunch and Learn about Iowa's Wildflowers
Programs Jones Central Park
May 1 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Noxious Weeds and Invasive Plants Identification Workshop
Learn to identify and control difficult noxious weeds and invasive species found in Eastern Iowa.
Programs Jones Central Park
May 2 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales
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
May 4 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mushroom Ramble
Learn about local mushrooms and how to hunt them, then go on a mushroom hunt in the Wickiup Hill Natural Area!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
May 4 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Mystery Cache
Find the clues & solve the riddles to make your way through this technological scavenger hunt!
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
May 4 Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Custom Willow Plant Stand
Create a willow plant stand for your summer garden with Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss of Flock 9 Studios. Collect wild willows and learn construction techniques for a simple basic design while giving it a personalized twist of your own.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 4 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wildflower Hike
Hike through the woods to view and identify the dazzling display of spring wildflowers.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 4 Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoots and Howls
Hoot like an owl. Howl like a coyote. Moo like a frog?! Through activities, experiments, and lots of silly sounds explore how and why animals communicate.
Programs Story McFarland Park
May 5 Sunday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM WildTots
Comes as a family and join Natalie Welter as we learn and grow together.
Programs Story McFarland Park
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