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Aug 12 Wednesday Nature Tots
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Aug 12 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Atl Atl and Artifacts - Free
Learn more about Native American culture as we discuss authentic and rare artifacts found throughout the park. Learn how to throw and atlatl, a tool used for hunting game.
Programs Polk Yellow Banks Park
Aug 12 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Picnics in the Park! - Moving like the Animals!
Families with children going into Kindergarten and younger are invited to enjoy nature through Picnics in the Park!
Programs Mitchell New Haven Potholes Outdoor Classroom
Aug 12 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Ants on a Log - Free
Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring our family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist from PCC. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Aug 12 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tubing on the Creek
Enjoy floating down Prairie Creek on a tube! All ages welcome. Meet at the Pavilion.
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Aug 12 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Family Kayaking at Sand Lake
Join us as we explore Sand Lake with kayaks.
Special Events Marshall Sand Lake Recreation Area
Aug 12 Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Meteor Shower Watch - Free
Come learn all about asteroids, meteors, and meteorites! Plan to spend your time gazing up at the night sky for the Perseid meteor shower as well as the moon and any stars out this night.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 13 Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Full Day Wild Kratts Camp: Amazing Creature Race (Ages 7-8)
Have the kids stay for the morning and the afternoon! Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators.
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 13 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 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 Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 13 Thursday 6:00 PM Vermicomposting 101
Learn how to compost your food waste using redworms!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 13 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayak Safety Basics
Do you want to brush up on your kayak skills or have a new boat you are still learning about? Are you unsure wear to go and what to wear on the water for the safety of yourself and others? We have are offering safety sessions to up your game.
Programs Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Aug 13 Thursday 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 3rd ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST At the Park Out of This World 2020
This contest is open to all ages and abilities.
Special Events Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 13 Thursday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dutch Oven Cooking Class
At this cooking class, seasonal naturalist Paige will teach you how to make peach cobbler in a Dutch Oven.
Programs Adair Lake Orient Recreation Area
Aug 13 Thursday 7:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
Naturalist-guided sunset cruise upon the Blue Heron
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 14-27 Friday SELF GUIDED HIKE Out of This World 2020
This hike begins August 14 and ends August 27. Unscramble the letters to discover a hidden word!
Special Events Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 14 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM FULL: Paddle in the Park: Canoe MUST RESERVE BOATS AHEAD OF PROGRAM
2020 UPDATE: Due to Covid-related restrictions, we are doing Paddle in the Park BY RESERVATION ONLY this year. A waiver is required to participate in this program.
Other Location Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 14 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park: Kayak MUST RESERVE BOATS AHEAD OF PROGRAM
2020 UPDATE: Due to Covid-related restrictions, we are doing Paddle in the Park BY RESERVATION ONLY this year. A waiver is required to participate in this program.
Other Location Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday ONION SOUP Take Home Day Camp Out of This World 2020
What do onions have to do with rivers- or more specifically the Skunk River? This day camp is for you to take HOME.
Youth Camps Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday DIP INTO THE STARS Take Home Day Camp Out of This World 2020
Do you know some stars make shapes called constellations? This day camp is for you to take HOME.
Youth Camps Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday STICKS AND STONES Take Home Day Camp Out of This World 2020
Learn Native American games and skills. This day camp is for you to take HOME.
Youth Camps Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday HEY THERE PIONEER Take Home Day Camp Out of This World 2020
Learn about the Pioneers. This day camp is for you to take HOME.
Youth Camps Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hunter Education Classroom Course
Washington County Conservation will be hosting a Fall Hunter Education Classroom course.
Programs Washington Washington County Conservation Office
Aug 15 Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fishing Has No Boundaries
7th Annual Fishing No Boundaries is in search of boat captain volunteers and fishing buddy volunteers!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Aug 15 Saturday 9:00 AM Monarch Migration
Celebrate the life & legacy of Aldo Leopold during the August 15th session of "A Land Ethic Workshop".
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 15 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Catch-it Clean-it Cook-it - Free
Come learn the basics of fishing, how to clean fish, and then how to cook fish. Fishing license is required for participants over 16 years of age. Bait and poles will be provided but, feel free to bring your own as well.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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