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Oct 20 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Critter Club
Come visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and salamanders to learn about these misunderstood animals. You may even get to touch a turtle or snake. This is an open house program, so come anytime between 1-2:30.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 20 Sunday 1:00 PM Canning Venison Class
Learn how to preserve venison using a pressure canner.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 20 Sunday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Tots
McFarland Park provides a perfect outdoor classroom for growing and developing toddlers and preschoolers. Come as a family and join Natalie Welter as we learn and grow together.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 21 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Wild Tots
McFarland Park provides a perfect outdoor classroom for growing and developing toddlers and preschoolers. Come as a family and join Natalie Welter as we learn and grow together.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 21 Monday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hike for Health
Why walk the mall when you can be enjoying the great outdoors? Hike along with this friendly group of nature lovers who walk the trails each month for exercise and fun.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 21 Monday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM OWLS - Flyways the waterfowl highways
OWLS programs are for adults and get people outside exploring the county and surrounding area!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Oct 22 - Jul 1, 2020 Tuesday Black Hawk County Conservation Junior Naturalist
This amazing opportunity allows children ages 6-18 to share outdoor learning experiences with adults and get a stamp from each Black Hawk County Park visited on the map on the back of the sheet.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 22 Tuesday Knee High Naturalists
Join a Tama County Naturalist and learn about spiders
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Oct 22 Tuesday 10:00 AM Hike the Wild
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Oct 22 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Spiders
Join us on October 22, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Grimes Farm and Conservation Center where spider guru Lloyd Crim will talk about the common characteristics of Iowa spiders, common species of spiders in Iowa and how to identify them.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Oct 22 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Nature Friends - Owl Calling
Join a naturalist in a nature adventure! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 22 Tuesday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek
October 22nd ~ Friends of Rock Creek ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Volunteer to make a difference at Rock Creek!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Oct 22 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Meteor Shower Watch
Come learn all about asteroids, meteors, and meteorites! Plan to spend your time gazing up at the night sky for the Orionids meteor shower, as well as the moon and any stars out this night. No registration required.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 24 Thursday 5:00 PM Fall Color Cruise Finale!
October 24th ~ Fall Color Cruise ~ 5 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Finale! Call 563-259-1876 to register.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Oct 24 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Family Nature Club STARLAB Session 1
We know finding time to get outside can be tough and that figuring out what to do once outside can be even more difficult. Explore the natural world with your family.
Programs Clay Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
Oct 24 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Night Hike
Take a hike…? Don’t mind if we do!! We’ll be hiking to several overlooks around the center to take in the evening air, the sounds of the forest, and hopefully spot a critter or two.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 24 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Animals of the Night: Halloween Night Hike
Night hike in costume? The only thing that could make this better is the capstone campfire with s'mores!
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Oct 25 Friday 10:00 AM Hike It Baby
Hike It Baby is a national group with the goal of raising a generation to love the outdoors.
Programs Johnson F.W. Kent Park
Oct 25 Friday 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Sand Lake Trout Release
The Iowa DNR will be releasing 2000 rainbow trout.
Programs Marshall Sand Lake Recreation Area
Oct 25 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Sunset Seed Harvest
Join a Tama County Naturalist to learn how to harvest prairie plant seeds.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Oct 25 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Ghost Stories Around the Fire
Bring your family and friends and enjoy varieties of your favorite kid-friendly ghost stories around the campfire—complete with s’mores.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 25 Friday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Evening Exploration
Discover the mysteries of the dark at the park!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 25 Friday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
After a brief discussion around the campfire about these flying predators of the night, we’ll go for a hike and learn how to call three different species of owls.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Oct 25 Friday 7:00 PM Family Nature Night
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Oct 26 Saturday 7:00 AM Building Better Birders Field Eco Cruise
October 26th ~ Building Better Birders Field Eco Cruise ~ 7 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Call 563-259-1876 to sign up!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
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