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Oct 19 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Prairie Plants
Discover prairie plants through their seeds, life cycles and more at our homeschool series program geared for Kdg-3rd.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 20 Saturday 10:00 AM Maquoketa River Fall Paddle
Come enjoy a fall paddle on the Maquoketa River Saturday October 20th
Programs Jackson Maquoketa River Water Trail
Oct 25 Thursday 9:00 AM Haunted History Tour- OWLS Event
Take a trip through Jackson, Jones and Dubuque counties to visit locations with a haunting history. Poor farms, haunted hotels, abandoned insane asylums, and more!
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 26 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Family Fun Day
Join us for some outdoor nature fun on this no-school day! Children of all ages are invited to join a naturalist for a hike, games, activities and crafts.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 3 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fly Tying Class
Learn to tie and take home your own fly fishing fly!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 11 Sunday 1:30 PM Hike and Hygge
Join a naturalist the 2nd Sunday of the month this winter for a hike at the park followed by hygge.
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Nov 13 Tuesday 6:00 PM Estate Planing for Conservation
Join the Iowa Natural Heritage Area, Natural Resource Conservation Services, Pheasants Forever and Wright and Coakley Law Office for a forum on estate planning related to conservation.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 15 Thursday 10:00 AM Student Environmental Research Highlights- OWLS Event
Come and learn about research projects students at area colleges are conducting.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 16 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Turkeys
Join a naturalist to learn more about the exciting world of turkeys. This program is geared toward students in kdg-3rd grade.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 17 Saturday 9:00 AM Basket Weaving Class
Participants will learn to weave a basket and take home their finished project
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 18 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Natural Soap Making Workshop
Join a naturalist in learning the history, chemistry, process, and benefits of making your own homemade soap.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 9 Sunday 1:30 PM Hike and Hygge
Join a naturalist the 2nd Sunday of the month this winter for a hike at the park followed by hygge.
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Dec 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Winter Solstice Party
Learn about the winter solstice and the movements of the Earth. This is part of our homeschool series geared for Kdg-3rd grade.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 27-28 Thursday Winter Overnight
Calling all 4th-6th graders! Spend the night at the Hurstville Center while having fun with nature and science related activities.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jan 13, 2019 Sunday 1:30 PM Hike and Hygge
Join a naturalist the 2nd Sunday of the month this winter for a hike at the park followed by hygge.
Programs Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
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