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Nov 30 Wednesday 9:00 AM Nature Babies Feather Friends
This program is to introduce babies and caregiver to nature! Ages 0-1 year old with an adult.
Programs Clay Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
Nov 30 Wednesday 1:30 PM Toddler Tracks Turkey Talks
Talking Turkey
Programs Clay Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
Nov 30 Wednesday 6:00 PM Movie Night- Decoding the Driftless
Movie Night at Pioneer Ridge!
Special Events Wapello Pioneer Ridge Nature Area
Dec 1 - Mar 1, 2023 Thursday Beat the Blues Winter Marathon
Challenge yourself to complete a full marathon—26 miles!—between January 1 and March 1.
Special Events Story Story County Conservation Center
Dec 1 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Rocks - FREE
Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft.
Programs Polk Jester Park
Dec 1 Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls): Climate Conversations
Story County naturalist Rebekah Beall will help you find out why and how to start a climate change conversation with friends and neighbors.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 1 Thursday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wreath Making Class
Two classes will be offered - 4pm and 6pm. The cost is $30.
Programs Bremer Ingawanis Woodland
Dec 1 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wreath Making
Kick off the holiday season by creating an evergreen wreath for your front door with Marshall County Conservation Naturalist Emily Herring
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Dec 1 Thursday 6:00 PM Holiday Walk - “Motor Mill: Legends, Locals, and Limestone”
The walk will take place at the Motor Mill Historic Site, where participants will be introduced to colorful characters from throughout the site’s amazing natural and cultural history.
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Dec 2-31 Friday Private Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides are fun for the whole family. Join us when the snow flies and we’ll hitch up one of our draft horse teams to take your group out for a Sleigh Ride through Jester Park.
Special Events Polk Jester Park
Dec 2 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Home School - Preparing for Winter AM - FREE
On the first Friday of the month join one of our naturalists as they lead an environmental education program specifically created for homeschool students.
Programs Polk Jester Park
Dec 2 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Home School - Preparing for Winter PM - FREE
On the first Friday of the month join one of our naturalists as they lead an environmental education program specifically created for homeschool students.
Programs Polk Jester Park
Dec 2 Friday 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Holiday Lights in the Park
Join us for a festive drive-thru holiday lighted park!
Special Events Ringgold Poe Hollow Park
Dec 3 Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Open Nature Center Saturday
Lake Iowa Nature Center (LINC) will be open for visitors every first Saturday afternoon of the month October 2022 until May 2023 from Noon to 4pm.
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Dec 3 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Candy Cane Hike & Hunt
Candy Cane Hunt & Hike is for all ages. I hope to have a special holiday guest show up.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Dec 3 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Natural Ornaments
Join the naturalist and get into the holiday spirit. Spend the afternoon making homemade ornaments and enjoying some refreshments.
Special Events Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Dec 3 Saturday 1:30 PM - 7:30 PM Building Better Birders- Raptors
Join us for an amazing event as we learn all about Iowa's raptors!
Special Events Wapello Pioneer Ridge Nature Area
Dec 3 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM GINGERBREAD HOUSE PARTY
This is a "house" party like no other!
Special Events Wapello American Gothic House Center
Dec 3 Saturday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Coffee & Canvas: Nature Painting ~ Holiday Painting
The BV County Conservation Board and Witter Gallery are excited to partner up and offer Coffee and Canvas at the Gabrielson Shelter House in Sioux Rapids for a special holiday themed painting.
Special Events Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Dec 3 Saturday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM FULL: Woodland Wonderland: 4-5pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 3 Saturday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Woodland Wonderland: 5-6pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 3 Saturday 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Holiday Lights in the Park
Join us for a festive drive-thru holiday lighted park!
Special Events Ringgold Poe Hollow Park
Dec 3 Saturday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Woodland Wonderland: 6-7pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 4 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bird Feeder Workshop
Attract birds to your yard . . .
Special Events Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Dec 5 Monday 10:00 AM Physical Science Homeschool Series
Middle & High School students are invited to take part in a new homeschool series we are offering this school year. Learn more about various science topics in a fun and hands-on way.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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