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Feb 16 Saturday 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM New Date - Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby
Join Winneshiek County Conservation for the annual Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby!
Special Events Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
Feb 16 Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Winter Family Festival
Celebrate winter with fun carnival style games, lots of family activities and crafts!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Great Backyard Bird Count - February 15th - 18th
Central Park Nature Center Open House and Great Backyard Bird Count Event
Special Events Jones Central Park
Feb 18 Monday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Critter Club
Come visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and salamanders to learn about these misunderstood animals. You may even get to touch a turtle or snake.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 19 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full Moon & Luminary Snowshoeing or Night Hike at Camp WaNoKi
Full Moon & Luminary Snowshoe or Night Hike at Camp WaNoKi
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Feb 20 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Outdoors Afterschool - Cross Country Skiing
Join us this month for Cross Country Skiing! - Early out Wednesday and looking for something fun, active, and educational for your teen? We’ll provide instruction, equipment and hands on activities to keep your teen active and engaged.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 20 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Appreciation Event
We want to personally thank our wonderful volunteers for all that they do for us by having a meal in their honor.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Feb 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 21, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Feb 24 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.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 26 Tuesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Big Grove For Good Fundraising Night
Help us raise money for our Idaho Wilderness Trek scholarship fund!
Special Events Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Feb 28 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night February 28, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 1 - May 31 Friday "DING" DARLING: ONE MAN, MANY VISIONS
An exhibit of artwork and personal memorabilia celebrating the many facets and achievements of Jay N. "Ding" Darling.
Special Events Buchanan Fontana Park
Mar 2 Saturday 8:00 AM Frosty Buns Race Series: The Sticky Stride
Come and join us to burn some calories before Maple Syrup Festival!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Mar 2 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Successful Bluebird Boxes 101
Did you ever wonder what is the correct way to build a bluebird house and how to maintain it? If so come to our public program.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Mar 7 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open Range Night March 7, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 9 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bird Banding Demonstration
Get a birds-eye view during this live bird banding demonstration.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 9 Saturday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek & Fishing Has No Boundaries Trivia Night
Two groups joining together for a fun night of trivia!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 14 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open range night. March 14, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 14 Thursday 7:00 PM Darling: One Man, Many Visions - Exhibit Opening Speaker
Jay N. Darling Center's Director and Curator, Sam Koltinski, shares stories behind the center's extraordinary collection of personal memorabilia from the Darling family and his unique involvement with them.
Special Events Buchanan Fontana Park
Mar 16 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Motor Motor 5K Trail Run
Get down and dirty with the 4th annual Motor Motor 5K Trail Run This year’s proceeds will go towards the construction and maintenance of a a five mile multi-use trail connecting Elkader to the Motor Mill Historic Site.
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Mar 16 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Maple Syrup Festival at Camp WaNoKi
Maple Syrup making is an outdoor experience you will never forget.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Mar 18 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cabin Fever Days: GPS Leprechaun Hunt
Get out of the house on this no-school day and search for those crazy leprechauns using GPS units.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Mar 18 Monday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Critter Club
Come visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and salamanders to learn about these misunderstood animals. You may even get to touch a turtle or snake.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Last chance for open range night March 21, 2019
Indoor archery and BB gun ranges open to public on Thursday January 17- March 14 from 6- 8 pm. Fees applied.
Special Events Sioux Sandy Hollow Recreation Area
Mar 22 Friday Annual Photo Contest
Do you enjoy taking pictures in Story County parks? Story County Conservation sponsors an annual photo contest to encourage the public to visit and photograph the beauty and recreational activities in SCC parks and natural areas.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
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