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Jun 18 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Kayaking
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 18 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Kayaking 101
Learn kayaking basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Youth Fishing Seminar
There’s no better time for kids to learn the sport of fishing, a skill that will last a lifetime! Youth can spend the day at Otter Creek Lake getting wet, slimy, and hopefully reeling in a fish!
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Princess Adventures - All About Birds
Girls ages 4-6 are invited to the park in “princess attire” (whatever that means to them). We will learn about a courageous woman from the past, participate in a nature activity, followed by a tea party with a snack.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Picnic in the Park - Ladybugs and other Insects
Families of all ages and stages are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. A naturalist will read a book about ladybugs and plan activities for all to engage in a life cycle craft, an aphid game and puppets!
Programs Bremer Cedar Bend Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Kayaking
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayaking Basics
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 6:30 PM AT THE PARK Creative Nature Series Photography Lesson and Contest
Get photography tips then test your talents
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Jun 19 Tuesday 7:00 PM June Hitch Hike
Take a closer look at some of Hitchcock's best prairie remnants as you are guided along Badger Ridge.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jun 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Buzzing Bees
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Nature Buds: Wildflowers
A monthly nature program for children 3-5 years old.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 20 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour Busy Bees
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist. This family-friendly program is free and all ages are welcome.
Programs Polk Easter Lake Park
Jun 20 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival
Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 21 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ciha Fen Hike and Berry Picking
Explore a quiet and beautiful Johnson County Conservation property *and* collect raspberries to take home!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 21 Thursday 10:30 AM Nature Explorers
Find out more on our website.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Jun 21 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival
Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 21 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wickiup's Wandering Woods Club! Forest Critters
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club! New this summer, come experience our FABULOUS PlayScape.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 21 Thursday 5:00 PM Wildflower Walk with Katie Byerly
Whether you are new to wildflowers or an expert with knowledge to share, join us for a monthly walk studying the flowers of Lime Creek.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Jun 21 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Season Series Hike - Summer
Summer Begins Hike at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Jun 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 21 Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Summer Solstice Hike
Come enjoy the longest day of sunlight on a hike to one of the highest locations in Polk County. We’ll watch the sunset and learn about a few plants and animals along our hike.
Programs Polk Engeldinger Marsh
Jun 22 Friday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Biking the Grump Trail from Readlyn to HWY 63
Participants will enjoy a leisurely ride on the trail guided by Bremer County Naturalists. Cost is $15.
Programs Bremer Bremer County Conservation Offices
Jun 22 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box - Bees & Pollinators
Pack a lunch and join the fun! Naturalist Lunch Box is designed for all ages. The naturalist will present a short program on a selected topic and have hands on activities for younger audience members.
Programs Buena Vista South Cove Park
Jun 22 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 23 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management June Session
Join us for the June session of our 6 session program, Introduction to Land Management.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
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