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Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join the OWL (Older Wiser Livelier) Dubuque, Jackson & Jones OWL Group at Maquoketa Caves State Park
Visit the Maquoketa Caves followed by supper at the Bluff Lake Catfish Farm
Special Events Jones Central Park
Aug 26 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) Annual Release Party
Join Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) for an afternoon all about our feathered friends! Rehabilitated birds will be returned to the wild.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Aug 30 Thursday 5:27 PM - 7:00 PM Live and Local - The Lincoln HIghway Band
Enjoy live bluegrass music at the amphitheater at Grimes Farm.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Sep 2 Sunday 4:00 PM 2018 Summer Concert Series: Featuring Towne
Join us at Narrows River Park for an outdoor concert against the Missouri River featuring Towne!
Special Events Pottawattamie Narrows River Park
Sep 5 Wednesday 5:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Special Events Buchanan Jakway Park
Sep 7 Friday Evening Voyager Canoe Paddle
Enjoy a half hour long ride on the Wapsipinicon River in a 29 foot reproduction voyager canoe!
Special Events Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Sep 7-8 Friday SKUNK RIVER KNAP IN
Learn primitive skills
Special Events Henry Oakland Mills Park, South Shore Area
Sep 7 Friday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Bee & Butterfly Festival
Find out more about our biggest event of the year on our website.
Special Events Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Sep 8 Saturday 9:00 AM Hunter Education Field Day
After passing the online portion of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Hunting education course join us at Hitchcock Nature Center to complete your required Field Day.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Sep 9 Sunday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Fall Festival
The Lime Creek Nature Center and Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board invite you to our ninth annual Fall Festival!
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Sep 13 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Master River Stewards Program Lab
This is a companion course to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Olli) River Stewardship Class.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Sep 13 Thursday 4:30 PM Conservation Board Meeting
The Washington County Conservation Board holds its monthly board meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm in the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park.
Special Events Washington Washington County Conservation Office
Sep 13 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sunset on the Bluff
Explore the Scenic Loess Hills
Special Events Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Sep 15 Saturday Pollinatorfest
A true pollination celebration at Lake Iowa Park
Special Events Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Sep 15 Saturday Halloween in Swan Lake Campground
Register Campers at the Swan Lake Campground may attend our Halloween Party! Decorate your campsite, dress up, and let the children tick or trick on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Sep 15 Saturday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Iowa River Clean Up
Spend a day on the water AND help the community clean out our Iowa River! This volunteer day is filled with hard work, the satisfaction of making a difference, and the joy of working side-by-side with fellow community members.
Special Events Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 15 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Yoga Hike
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the trail, practice mindfulness and enjoy an all-levels yoga practice.
Special Events Ringgold Dragoon Trace Nature Center
Sep 15 Saturday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM FWCC Prairie Picnic
Friends of Warren Coutny Conservation would like to invite you to spend an evening on the prairie to support envionmental education programming and exhibits at the Annett Nature Center.
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Sep 16 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monarch Festival
Celebrate the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly! The Festival will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, monarch tagging, crafts, and activities for the whole family.
Special Events Polk Polk County Education Programs
Sep 22 Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Iowa Outdoor Expo
Try your skills at bow fishing, trap shooting, archery, canoeing, kayaking. Visit the education tent and learn from experts about reptiles of Iowa, monarch tagging, owls, pony tales, geocaching and many more nature topics.
Special Events Polk Polk County Education Programs
Sep 22 Saturday 2:00 PM National Public Lands Day - Horsedrawn Tours
Experience spectacular fall color on this tour of the Matsell Bridge Natural Area
Special Events Linn Matsell Bridge Natural Area
Sep 22 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Happy Hour Harvest
Help conservation staff collect prairie seed at Story County’s hidden gem, Doolittle Prairie. After collecting seed, we’ll gather at Alluvial Brewing Company to relax, mingle, and enjoy discounted pints!
Special Events Story Doolittle Prairie
Sep 22 Saturday 3:00 PM Dutch Oven Gathering
Calling all area Dutch Oven Cookers, we will be hosting an afternoon of friendly dutch oven cooking and competition. Dishes will be judged with first place awarded in each category. Pre-registration is required.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Sep 23 Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Iowa Outdoor Expo
Try your skills at bow fishing, trap shooting, archery, canoeing, kayaking. Visit the education tent and learn from experts about reptiles of Iowa, monarch tagging, owls, pony tales, geocaching and many more nature topics.
Special Events Polk Polk County Education Programs
Sep 29 Saturday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Prairie Heritage Day
Learn about pioneer times through many live demonstrations and exhibits.
Special Events Marshall Grimes Farm
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