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May 24 Friday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Education Animals Meet & Greet
The fun starts on Friday, May 24th at 7:00 PM the fun begins with Naturalist Katie presenting a program using a few of the education animals.
Programs Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Jun 1 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fishing Derby
If you are between the ages of 6 -15 and enjoy fishing come on out to Gustafson Lake – Gabrielson Park on Saturday, June 1st for the annual Buena Vista County Conservation fishing derby.
Special Events Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 14 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box ~ Mammals
Naturalist Lunch Box is back for summer 2019!
Programs Buena Vista South Cove Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Frog Camp
We will start the morning off with live amphibians! Then we will head down to the lake for more amphibian fun.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 19 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Frog Camp
We will start the morning off with live amphibians!
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 25 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fish Camp
We will start by practice casting before heading down to the lake to fish. Then we will head back up to the shelter house for a fish printing craft, snack, and fishing games.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 26 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Fish Camp
We will start by practice casting before heading down to the lake to fish. Then we will head back up to the shelter house for a fish printing craft, snack, and fishing games.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 28 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box ~ Owls
Pack a lunch and join the fun! Naturalist Lunch Box is designed for all ages. The naturalist will present a short program on a selected topic and have hands on activities for younger audience members.
Programs Buena Vista South Cove Park
Jun 29 Saturday 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM Astronomy Night
The night will begin by identifying the constellations, followed by using telescopes to observe the moon and planets.
Programs Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Jul 12 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box ~ Snakes
The topic for this week is snakes. Naturalist Katie will discuss the different species of snakes in Iowa and bring along a few of the live education snakes too.
Programs Buena Vista South Cove Park
Jul 19 Friday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Trivia in the Park
Trivia in the Park is a new program sponsored by Buena Vista Conservation this summer. Gather your team (up to five members per team) or test yourself on a number of trivia subjects ranging natural history to local fauna to Iowa facts.
Special Events Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
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