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Feb 20 Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School's Out Day Camp!
Join Hartman Reserve for a day of adventures, games, crafts, and more!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 20 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Animal Guides Meditation
Each animal in our world offers powerful messages, healing and wisdom simply by being itself. Join Kara Simons for a guided meditation and discussion honoring our energetic and physical connections with animals as teachers and guides.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 20 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sea Salt Soap
Learn how to make sea salt soup~
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Feb 20 Thursday 6:30 PM Loess Hills of China
Graham McGaffin is the Associate Director of Conservation & Loess Hills Program Director for The Nature Conservancy in Iowa. In June 2019 he traveled to the Chinese Loess Plateau as part of special Loess Hills research & exchange group.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 21 Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School's Out Day Camp!
Join Hartman Reserve for a day of adventures, games, crafts, and more!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Home School Program - Zoology at 10
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wake-up Animals!
Soon animals will be waking up from their long winters nap to forage once again. There will be live animals and animal artifacts for your young scientist to examine. There will also be a story, craft and snack! Admission is free!
Programs Clinton Other Location
Feb 21 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Color Contest
February 21st ~ Color Contest ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek Store ~ Youngsters demonstrate their artistic flair for fantastic prizes.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Snowshoeing & Shinrin Yoku Winter Reflection
Enjoy an active hour of snowshoeing followed by two hours of nature immersion with Shinrin Yoku. Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine Physician.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Home School Program - Zoology at 1
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 22 Saturday 10:00 AM The True Story of Eddie the Duck
Hear the story of a duckling won the hearts of school children in Moville, Iowa, and beyond, and became an inspiration for a children’s book.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Feb 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Winter Hike
Join a naturalist for peaceful hike on a winter’s day. We will learn what animals do to survive the harsh Iowa winters and look for early signs of spring’s arrival.
Programs Polk Brown's Woods
Feb 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Antler Shed Hunt
Learn tips on finding shed antlers and then head outside to find sheds that have been hidden around the park just for you!
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 23 Sunday 9:00 AM Breakfast with the Birds
Enjoy breakfast & birdwatching in Iowa's beautiful Loess Hills.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 23 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bald Eagle Watch
Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 23 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing
Bremer County Conservation will provide fishing poles and auger holes around the pond. Anyone over 16 years old needs to have a valid fishing license.
Programs Bremer Bremer County Conservation Offices
Feb 25 Tuesday 9:30 AM Knee High Naturalist - Fish
Knee High Naturalists is a great way to get your youngster exploring nature and the great outdoors!
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Feb 25 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
February 25th ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Visitors learn about a new animal every week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 26 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM FOR SENIORS ONLY – Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
Thomas Dean is trained as a Land Ethic Leader through the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 26 Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EARLY OUT LIBRARY PROGRAM NEW LONDON
Programs may include live animals but ALL include FUN!
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Feb 27 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Book Worms - American Wolf
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 27 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM WINE AND DINE MY LATE ANIMAL VALENTINE At the Park Out of This World 2020
Animal courtship and wine tasting- what's not to love? Adults age 21 and over only.
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Mar 1 Sunday 2:00 PM Aldo Leopold Reading
Come and listen to members of the community read aloud essays from A Sand County Almanac and take part in the discussions.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 2 Monday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM MAPLE SYRUP At The Park Out of This World 2020
How do you get syrup from a tree?
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Mar 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - The Cats of America:Ancient History and Modern Conservation
O.W.L.S. - The Cats of America: Ancient History and Modern Conservation Dr. Bill Clark, Emeritus Professor, NREM Iowa State University
Programs Story McFarland Park
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