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Jan 27 Saturday 1:00 PM Family Guided Snowshoe Hike
Families with children age 5 to 11 are invited to join us for a winter adventure at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jan 27 Saturday 3:00 PM Guided Snowshoe Hike
Strap on some snowshoes & discover your own winter wonderland during the Guided Snowshoe Hike at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jan 27 Saturday 6:00 PM Adult Guided Night Hike
Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a guided night hike as we explore Hitchcock Nature Center and the Loess Hills in the dark.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jan 27 Saturday 6:00 PM Family Guided Night Hike
Families with children under age 18 are invited to join us for a guided night hike and discover a whole new side to Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 3 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Breakfast with the Birds
Join PCCB Naturalist Rene Stroud & Pheasants Forever biologist and experienced birder Nic Salick, for breakfast and a beginning birding class
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 3 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bird Banding Demonstration
Get a "bird's eye" view of our fine feathered friends as you join volunteers for a morning of songbird banding.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 3 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Native Earth Skills: Winter Edition
Join naturalist and experienced Native Earth Skills practitioner Dustin Clayton for a discussion and demonstration of the skills and techniques of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa's native cultures.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 6 Tuesday 10:00 AM Homeschool in the Hills: Winter Wonders
Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a series of field trips to experience the Loess Hills of Iowa.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 10 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Families Love Nature
Join us at the park & enjoy crafts, activities, guided hikes and much more as you and your family discover all kinds of things to love about nature!
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 10 Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sweethearts Love Nature
Join us for a sweet time at Hitchcock Nature Center as we get ready for Valentine's Day and find romance in Iowa's Loess Hills.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 17 Saturday 2:00 PM Native Gardening: Planning & Plant Choices
Join author, poet, and conservationist Benjamin Vogt for a series of classes designed to help you plan, plant, and cultivate your own native plant garden.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 24 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hitchcock Oak Inventory Project - February Training Session
Participate in the region's most unique citizen science project and help preserve one of the Midwest's most iconic tree species.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 24 Saturday 1:00 PM Family Guided Snowshoe Hike
Strap on some snowshoes & discover your own winter wonderland during the Family Snowshoe Hike at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 24 Saturday 3:00 PM Guided Snowshoe Hike
Join Pottawattamie County Conservation staff on a snowshoeing adventure through the beautiful Loess Hills.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 25 Sunday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Natural Connections
Join us at Botna Bend park as we kick off a new program aimed at connecting families with nature
Special Events Pottawattamie Botna Bend Park
Mar 3 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bird Banding Demonstration
Get a "bird's eye" view of our fine feathered friends as you join volunteers for a morning of songbird banding.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 10 Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM A Pottawattamie County Almanac Free Introductory Session
Join Ron Cisar as he discusses Pottawattamie County Conservation's newest adult educational opportunity, A Pottawattamie County Almanac.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 17 Saturday 2:00 PM Native Gardening: Plants for Pollinators
Join author, poet, and conservationist Benjamin Vogt for a series of classes designed to help you plan, plant, and cultivate your own native plant garden.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 24 - Dec 8 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A Pottawattamie County Almanac 10-Session Series
Journey with conservation legends through the rhythms of a Midwestern landscape. Observe. Engage. Reflect.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 24 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A Pottawattamie County Almanac - March Session
Journey with conservation legends through the rhythms of a Midwestern landscape. Observe. Engage. Reflect.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 3 Tuesday 10:00 AM Homeschool in the Hills: Spring Fling
Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a series of field trips designed to focus on nature throughout the seasons at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 7 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bird Banding Demonstration
Come get a "bird's eye" view of our fine-feathered friends as you join volunteers for a live songbird banding at Hitchcock Nature Center.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 14 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A Pottawattamie County Almanac - April Session
Journey with conservation legends through the rhythms of a Midwestern landscape. Observe. Engage. Reflect.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 14 Saturday 2:00 PM Native Gardening: Winter Wildlife Habitat
Join author, poet, and conservationist Benjamin Vogt for a series of classes designed to help you plan, plant, and cultivate your own native plant garden.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center

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