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Jun 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Berry Picking and Ciha Fen Hike
Enjoy a hike through a beautiful prairie savanna and snack on hand-picked black raspberries along the way!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Fancy and Fragrant Flowers
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Giants of the Prairie
Bison and elk were two of the largest animals to ever roam across Iowa. What happened to them and where did they go? A naturalist will walk you through the exhibit and share the history of these giants of the prairie.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20 Thursday 5:30 PM Live and Local - Jay Casmirri
The Eagles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Steve Miller, Alex Clare, The Beatles, Oasis -- are a sampling of the selections that thrill audiences wherever Jay plays.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Froggin' Fun
Spend an evening catching and learning about frogs and toads!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 20 Thursday 7:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
June 20th ~ Sunset Eco Cruise ~ 7 PM ~ Rock Creek
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 21 Friday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Preschool Story Time
A Free weekly series for 3-5 year olds with their adult.
Programs Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Jun 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Orienteering
Want to lose yourself in nature, but not get lost? Join us for an intro to orienteering.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 21 Friday 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eco STEM
Get your 12 - 18 year old outdoors learning all about STEM!
Programs Buchanan Koutny Pond/Hoffman Woods
Jun 21 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Paddle in the Park is an annual program series that is held at the South Boat Ramp at Big Woods Lake in Cedar Falls.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 21 Friday 6:30 PM Sunrise Strolls
Start your morning off with a hike through a county area.
Programs Marshall Marietta Sand Prairie Preserve
Jun 21 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:27 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 Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Paddle the Boone River
Join Polk County Conservation Naturalists on a day float of the beautiful Boone River. We’ll depart from the Outdoor Rec. and Wellness Center at Jester Park at 8:00 am and travel by van to our launch point just South Webster City.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
Jun 22 Saturday 9:00 AM Good Morning Cruise
June 22nd ~ Good Morning Cruise ~ 9 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Every other Saturday this summer, there will be naturalist-guided eco cruises aboard the Blue Heron pontoon boat. Call 563-259-1876 to reserve a free spot.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Totally Turtles
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eden Valley Nature Center Open
June 22nd ~ Eden Valley Nature Center Open ~ 1-4 PM ~ The Nature Center will be open on Saturdays, through Labor Day. Volunteer hosts are needed.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Jun 22 Saturday 1:00 PM Wildflower Walk
Enjoy a walk through the reconstructed prairie while learning about native wildflowers.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 22 Saturday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Family Campout - Cancelled
This brand new event is just what you need to get the kids off their screens and to get started camping. Do you want to go camping, but have small children and are worried about safety, keeping kids occupied, and the logistics of setting up a tent.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Jun 22 Saturday 4:30 PM Hay Wagon Rides
June 22nd ~ Hay Wagon Rides ~ 4:30 PM ~ Eden Valley ~ Ride to the back valley. Adults must accompany children.
Programs Clinton Eden Valley Refuge
Jun 23 Sunday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM WildTots
McFarland Park provides a perfect outdoor classroom for growing and developing toddlers and preschoolers. Come as a family and join Natalie Welter as we learn and grow together.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Jun 24 Monday 6:30 AM Sunrise Strolls
Start your morning off with a hike through a county area.
Programs Marshall Grammer Grove Wildlife Area
Jun 24 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 24 Monday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Paddle the newly restored Kent Park Lake! Spend a portion of the paddle gathering water quality data. Spaces very limited so register early!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Jun 25-1 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
Jun 25 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Renewal by Nature
Learn how the energy systems running through nature and our bodies correlate. Explore ways to better align our bodies for health and wellness with a nature connection.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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