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Sep 28 Tuesday 10:00 AM Tour By Trail - Buchanan County Parks Walk at Roberts Wildlife Area
Bring Your "Programs in Parks" Passport book! Explore the diverse habitats of prairie, rivers edge and woodlands at Roberts Wildlife Area as we walk its looping trails.
Programs Buchanan Roberts Wildlife Area
Sep 28 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Canvas Art - Northern Lights
Learn how to canvas paint with medium bodied acrylics to create an 11” x 14” night time scene
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Sep 29 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Prairie Seed Harvest
Play an active role in restoring our native prairies. Volunteers help us to hand-harvest wildflower seeds used for restoration projects all across the county.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 30 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wetland Planting Party
Help JCC plant 500 wetland plants onto a newly acquired addition to Kent Park!
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Sep 30 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Derecho Recovery Tree and Shrub Plantings
Volunteers Needed!
Special Events Jones Central Park
Sep 30 Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Prairie Seed Harvest
Collect prairie seed at Story County's hidden gem, Doolittle Prairie.
Special Events Story Doolittle Prairie
Sep 30 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Crafty Conservationists-Fall Wreath Make N' Take
Adult only craft night!
Special Events Washington Washington County Conservation Office
Sep 30 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Family Yoga Hike
Spend the evening with your family while taking a relaxing walk through the woods and watching the sunset while doing yoga on Mt. Lucia. The yoga class is perfect for kids and beginners. Bring your own yoga mats (or towels).
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Sep 30 Thursday 7:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine
Spend time discovering nature . . .
Programs Floyd Floyd County Conservation
Oct 1 Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eddyville Sand Dunes Prairie Tour
Join us for a tour of the Eddyville Sand Dunes.
Programs Jefferson Other Location
Oct 1 Friday 7:00 PM Night Sky Viewing
Join us in viewing the night sky!
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 2-11 Saturday Little Tike Hike at Hitchcock - Free
Families with young learners are invited to hit the trails for a self-guided hike full of fun nature learning at Hitchcock Nature Center available during regular park hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Oct 2-31 Saturday Little Tike Hike at Botna Bend - Free
Families with young learners are invited to hit the trails for a self-guided hike full of fun nature learning at Botna Bend Park available during regular park hours of 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. October 2nd through 31st.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Oct 2 Saturday 5:15 AM - 11:00 AM Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt
Door prizes and the opportunity to hunt waterfowl at Chichaqua Bottoms will highlight this memorable morning. Youth - age 12 to 15 - will be teamed with experienced waterfowl hunters who will provide knowledge, decoys and dogs.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Oct 2 Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Iowa River Clean Up
Help us haul trash out of the Iowa River to create a healthier waterway.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Oct 2 Saturday 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Fall Migrant Songbird Hike
Take a stroll on our trails in search of fall migrants! This field trip will be conducted by Kelly McKay of the BioEco Research and Monitoring Center.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 2 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lime Creek Timber Trot
Enjoy a five-mile trail run among the beautiful fall colors of the Lime Creek Nature Center.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 2 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Bird Identification Presentation: Raptors of Iowa
October is a great time to view migrating raptors, or birds of prey such as hawks and falcons. Learn from birding expert Kelly McKay of the BioEco Research and Monitoring Center.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 2 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Begin with a Bee Family Field Day!
Meet local author, Jacqueline Briggs Martin, and Illustrator Claudia McGehee from the children’s book, Begin with a Bee as they help Linn County Conservation kickoff the fall story book trail at the Wickiup Hill Learning Center.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 2 Saturday 1:00 PM Butterflies Through Binoculars
This program starts with a classroom session to learn how to identify our autumn butterflies, then prepared with your new knowledge, we will venture out into the hills on a guided hike to find them!
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Oct 2 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Nature Immersion/Forest Bathing
Immerse yourself in nature through the art of Nature Immersion/Forest Bathing with Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, Emelia Sautter
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 2 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Raptors Watch
Various locations to be announced. The Missouri River is a great migratory corridor for birds of prey. Viewing sites may include various ridges in Stone State Park and other overlooks along the Missouri River valley.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Oct 2 Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Scharnberg Park Halloween Hike
Scharnberg Park Halloween Hike
Special Events Clay Scharnberg Park
Oct 3 Sunday 8:00 AM Fourth Annual Hawk Watch
Join our Hawk Watchers as we attempt to count every migrating bird of prey passing by the North-end Mississippi Overlook at Eagle Point.
Special Events Clinton Other Location
Oct 3 Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Women in Nature
Have you ever wanted to try paddle boarding, kayaking, or maybe even shooting a pellet gun or a bow? We have an event for you! Join us for Women in Nature for $30 per person at the Plainfield Lake.
Special Events Bremer Plainfield Lake
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