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Oct 24 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Night Hike
Take a hike…? Don’t mind if we do!! We’ll be hiking to several overlooks around the center to take in the evening air, the sounds of the forest, and hopefully spot a critter or two.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 24 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Animals of the Night: Halloween Night Hike
Night hike in costume? The only thing that could make this better is the capstone campfire with s'mores!
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Oct 25 Friday 10:00 AM Hike It Baby
Hike It Baby is a national group with the goal of raising a generation to love the outdoors.
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Oct 25 Friday 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Sand Lake Trout Release
The Iowa DNR will be releasing 2000 rainbow trout.
Programs Marshall Sand Lake Recreation Area
Oct 25 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Sunset Seed Harvest
Join a Tama County Naturalist to learn how to harvest prairie plant seeds.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Oct 25 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Ghost Stories Around the Fire
Bring your family and friends and enjoy varieties of your favorite kid-friendly ghost stories around the campfire—complete with s’mores.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 25 Friday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Evening Exploration
Discover the mysteries of the dark at the park!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 25 Friday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
After a brief discussion around the campfire about these flying predators of the night, we’ll go for a hike and learn how to call three different species of owls.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Oct 25 Friday 7:00 PM Family Nature Night
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Oct 26 Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Zen in Nature
Fabulous way to start the day with a full dose of Zen in nature!
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 26 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Making Natural Cordage
Being able to manufacture cordage (rope) from natural materials is a skill that every outdoor enthusiast would be wise to understand.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 26 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Build a Bird Feeder - Cancelled
Fall is the time of year to get ready for feeding our feathered friends through the cold winter months. A PCC Naturalist will lead a short discussion to help you create a successful birdfeeding station in your yard.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 26 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Spiders
Spiders are some of the most commonly feared and misunderstood creatures in this world. Discover how spiders are actually fascinating animals, including their unique adaptations and the important role they play in ecosystems.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 26 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Pumpkin Bird Feeders
Gearing up for the Halloween festivities? Come celebrate with us at the nature center with making your own Pumpkin bird feeders.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 26 Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Fall Colors Paddle
Help us hunt for wildlife signs as we paddle along the slough in Pechman Creek Delta – just in time for the turning of the trees!
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Oct 26 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Trick or Cache
A new exciting way to go Trick or Treating!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Oct 26 Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paranormal Prairie Creek
Come to Prairie Creek Recreation area On Saturday October 26th at 6:00 pm to get in the Halloween spirit.
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Oct 27 Sunday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fall Trail Drive Through
This once-a-year drive-thru is a favorite for many people, especially those individuals who are not able to walk or bike our beautiful trails.
Programs Jefferson Cedar View Trail
Oct 28 Monday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM After School Special - Science Center of Iowa
Join us for two presentations by the Science Center of Iowa.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 28 Monday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Cast Iron Cooking
Join naturalist Emily Herring and volunteer Norm Charlton as they walk you through the basics of using a Dutch oven. Participants will help in the preparation of food, cooking, and the best part… dinner.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Oct 28 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM AT THE PARK ROLLING ON THE RIVER 2019 Escape the Nature Center Rooms
Can you escape our rooms?
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Oct 28 Monday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM AT THE PARK ROLLING ON THE RIVER 2019 Escape the Nature Center Rooms
Can you escape our rooms?
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Oct 29 - Jul 1, 2020 Tuesday Black Hawk County Conservation Junior Naturalist
This amazing opportunity allows children ages 6-18 to share outdoor learning experiences with adults and get a stamp from each Black Hawk County Park visited on the map on the back of the sheet.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 29 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Angry Birds & Furious Fauna
Five actors will be dressed as a Blue jay, Badger, Hornet, Squirrel and a Red-winged Blackbird. Walk through the woodland and learn a bit about these animals. Oh and find out why the are so ANGRY!
Programs Bremer Ingawanis Woodland
Oct 29 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spooky Things with Wings
Celebrate Halloween with the nature center this evening where you can meet some of our spooky animals that fly at night.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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