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Dec 13 Wednesday Nature Tots --- Discover Dinos
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Dec 14 Thursday 7:00 PM Snowshoe Building Class REGISTRATION DEADLINE is December 7th
Build your own functional traditional snowshoes!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 15-17 Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Loess Hills Lodge Holiday Open House
Join us for some family fun as we celebrate the season at the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center!
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 15 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Toddler Toadstools
Need to get your little one out of the house and into nature? Come out to Wickiup Hill and experience our one-of-a-kind nature center!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 15 Friday 10:00 AM ACORN CLUB An Inconvenient Truth
An audience and critical favorite, An Inconvenient Truth makes the compelling case that global warming is real, man-made, and its effects will be cataclysmic if we don’t act now. Holiday potluck to follow.
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Dec 15 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Mammals
Join us with your pre-school aged tots to learn all about Iowa's mammals through stories, games, crafts and other activities!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 15 Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Retirement Open House for Director Rick Schneider
Rick Schneider is retiring as Conservation Board Director after serving 42 years. Please attend this open house to greet, thank and wish him well during his retirement.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 15-16 Friday 6:00 PM Annual Young Ladies Lock-In
This lock-in is for 5th & 6th grade girls and will be filled with lock-in like activities such as crafts, movies, games and a night hike.
Youth Camps Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 16 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Winter is for the Birds!
Got the winter blues? How about adding some “wild color” into your life by feeding wintertime birds!
Programs Mitchell Milton R. Owen Nature Center
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Family Survival Camp
Does your family have the skills it takes to be a successful winter survivalists? Join us for a family fun themed winter survival camp.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM KinderNature: Winter Wonders
Explore the woods in winter & learn how different plants and animals have adapted to cope with winters chill.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Christmas Crafts
Join us out at Lime Creek for our Christmas Crafts program!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 16 Saturday 12:30 PM Reason for the Season
Ever wonder why we have some of the traditions surrounding the end of the year? Come discover.....
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 16 Saturday 2:00 PM Riverside Holiday Jam
Local musicians will play, sing and lead you through a afternoon of music, dance and fun.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 16 Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Nature on Tap
Join in the fun during this nature trivia competition and bring your thinking caps - because there will be prizes up for grabs!
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 17 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
Drop in kayaking event at Bender Pool - join us!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 19 Tuesday 7:30 AM Carroll County Christmas Bird Count
Carroll County Christmas Bird Count
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Dec 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
Join us every Tuesday this winter for a presentation geared for children 3-5 with their guardians and siblings. All presentations feature a book and hands-on activities.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Snow
Stories come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Dec 21 Thursday 3:00 PM Winter Solstice Snowshoe or Hike
If snow amounts are greater than 4 inches, we will strap on a pair of snowshoes and hit the trails. If the snow amounts are less than that, we will still go for a hike.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 21 Thursday 7:00 PM Winter Solstice Celebration
Celebrate the shortest night of the year at Wickiup Hill!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 22 Friday 1:30 PM Introduction to Snowshoeing
We will be learning some basic snowshoeing skills and use these skills on a fun hike! The hike will involve activities to help participants practice their newly acquired skills.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 24-26 Sunday Eco Tourism Center Closed for Holiday
We will be closed in observance of the Holiday on December 24, 25 and 26th.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 24 Sunday Phenology Calendar Sale
Order a calendar today! This calendar highlights the timing of natural events throughout the year in Eastern Iowa, giving information on meteor showers, migrating birds, hunting seasons, historical events and much more! 
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 26 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Winter Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the wonder of the forest in the winter.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park

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