Events

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Events
Login
Start:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
End:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Date / TimeEventCategoryCountyPark
Data pager
Data pager
Page size:
PageSizeComboBox
select
 182 items in 8 pages
Oct 25 Sunday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Bat House Building
Bats are one of the most effective natural controllers of insects, eating thousands of bugs nightly. Currently, bat populations are facing many challenges like White Nose Syndrome (WNS).
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 25 Sunday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Seedball Making
Make your own seedballs and learn more about native wildflowers and their life cycles.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 25 Sunday 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Bats! Creatures of the Night - FREE
Join us as we learn about one of the night's most misunderstood creatures, bats! We’ll discuss what type of an animal they are, how they fly, what they eat, and what types of bats live in Iowa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 25 Sunday 4:30 PM Halloween Witchy Woods Walk
Enjoy an evening hike through the Loess Hills & discover the importance of our native landscape in the seasonal folklore and folk magic associated with Halloween.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Oct 26 Monday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - Mon., 9:30am
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 26 Monday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - Mon., 12:30pm
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 26 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek-Nighttime Fliers
Come explore the wonders of nature at night.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 26 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Camping with Critters Halloween Hike
Join Crow, Raccoon, Bear, Tick and Chipmunk on the hike. They will discuss how much they LOVE when you go camping!
Programs Bremer Ingawanis Woodland
Oct 27 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - single family - 9:30am
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 27 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eco Tikes
This fun program is designed to help younger children tread lightly and explore the outdoor world. Activities include stories, hiking, Native American games, learn about artifacts and much more!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 27 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - single family - 12:30pm
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 27 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fall Decorations & Book Pumpkin Centerpieces (In Person Teen/Adult Program)
Create an autumn centerpiece from a vintage book & natural items from Hartman Reserve.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 27 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wild Backyards: Winterizing your Yard (Virtual)
Wild Backyards Series is a new, informative series that will discuss many different topics all related to turning your sterile backyard into a functional landscape that is beneficial to the plant and animals that live all around us!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 28 Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Fall Decorations & Book Pumpkin Centerpieces (To-go Kit)
Use natural items from Hartman Reserve and transform a vintage book into a decorative pumpkin centerpiece.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Oct 28 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Archery for Beginners
Archery for Beginners
Programs Story Hickory Grove Park
Oct 28 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Archery for Beginners
Archery for Beginners
Programs Story Hickory Grove Park
Oct 28 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Almost Full Moon Owl Hike - EVENT FULL
Scary? – not really! Owls are amazing and interesting –enter the night time world of the trails at Wickiup for this program.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 28 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Behind the Scenes Animal Tour
This is a behind the scenes tour that the general public does not get to experience. You don’t get to interact with wild animals very often so definitely give this one a try!
Special Events Hardin Calkins Nature Area
Oct 29 Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Discovery Hike
Explore McFarland Park and discover nature up close on these guided walks. Many hikes are on the calendar - come to one or come to many!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 29 Thursday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - Thurs., 9:30am
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 29 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Discovery Hike
Explore McFarland Park and discover nature up close on these guided walks. Many hikes are on the calendar - come to one or come to many!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Oct 29 Thursday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Shimek Forest Creek Stomp - Thurs., 12:30pm
You haven’t lived until you have combed Shimek’s creeks for cool rocks and animal tracks.
Other Location Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Oct 29 Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Fall Foliage Walk
We will focus on the fall colors!
Programs Story Soper's Mill
Oct 29 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Nature at Night! - EVENT FULL
Get your costume on and come play at the Wickiup’s Wandering Woods as we light up the playscape and add a few special surprises!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 29 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EVENT FULL- Fall Night Hike: Bats
Join us for a night hike and an optional story time with a craft!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
176