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Apr 22 Monday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Carroll Prairie Dedication
Celebrate Earth Day by attending a park dedication!
Special Events Story Carroll Prairie
Apr 22 Monday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fontana Nature Center Anniversary Banquet - Option 1: $75 Couples Package
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Fontana Interpretive Nature Center during a banquet at Heartland Acres in Independence.
Special Events Buchanan Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Apr 22 Monday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fontana Nature Center Anniversary Banquet - Option 2: $50 Single Package
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Fontana Interpretive Nature Center during a banquet at Heartland Acres in Independence.
Special Events Buchanan Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Apr 22 Monday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fontana Nature Center Anniversary Banquet - Option 3: $30 Single Banquet Ticket
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Fontana Interpretive Nature Center during a banquet at Heartland Acres in Independence.
Special Events Buchanan Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Apr 22 Monday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fontana Nature Center Anniversary Banquet - Option 4: $25 Extra Raffle Package
After purchasing tickets for the Fontana Nature Center Anniversary Banquet, click here to purchase extra raffle packages!
Special Events Buchanan Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Apr 22 Monday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Earth Day - Spring Wildflower Hike at Skillet Creek Indian Mounds
Visit Native American Burial and Ceremonial Mounds on this challenging hike to the top of the river valley. We will be looking for spring wildflowers as we venture up to the hill top where the mounds are located.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Apr 22 Monday 6:00 PM Spring Ephemerals Guided Hike
Enjoy a guided hike down Hitchcock Nature Center's "Moonseed Trail" as we look for early blooming spring flowers.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 22 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Earth Day Stories on the Patio
Celebrate Earth Day with a local storyteller on the outdoor patio at the Jester Park Nature Center.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Apr 23 Tuesday 11:00 AM The Art of Conservation: A Visit with Ding Darling
Clayton County Conservation will host a presentation called The Art of Conservation: A Visit With Ding Darling by Tom Milligan.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 23 Tuesday 6:30 PM Map & Compass
Learn to navigate by map & compass in this hands-on, two session program.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 23 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Beginning Birder Course: Session VI: Warbler Identification and Review
Enter the birding world with this informative program run by the Iowa City Bird Club.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Apr 24 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dutch Oven Cooking Basics
Sensational cooking is not just done in the kitchen! Discover the delicious world of Dutch oven cooking in the outdoors.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 24 Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Give a Hoot About Owls and Their Habit
Give a hoot about owls and their woodland habitat!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Apr 25 Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Step Back in Time Eco-Bus Trip
Journey back in time as we explore the Amish & Mennonite community in Jamesport, Missouri.
Trips Polk Polk County Education Programs
Apr 26 Friday 9:30 AM Buchanan County Conservation Energy Games
Students from area schools and home schools will be competing in Solar Car Races, Solar Oven Contests and/or Wind Turbine Competitions.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Apr 26 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Arbor Day Tree & Shrub Planting at Central Park
Enjoy Arbor Day At Central Park
Special Events Jones Central Park
Apr 26 Friday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friends Night at River Ridge Brewing
Support Friends of Jackson County Conservation at River Ridge Brewery!
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Apr 27 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Volunteer Work Day
Help us spruce up the trails, gardens, Nature Playscape and grounds this spring.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Apr 27 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wildflower Walk
We have one of best views in Southwest Iowa to observe spring woodland wildflowers right here outside Atlantic!
Programs Cass Frank Chapman Pellett Memorial Woods
Apr 27 Saturday 10:00 AM Native Earth Skills: Spring Herb & Tree Walk
Join Dustin Clayton on a guided hike through the Loess Hills at Hitchcock Nature Center as you look for signs of spring.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Apr 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Kids -- Trees
Nature Kids is for children 3-6 years old who want to learn about the natural world around them through stories, crafts, and outdoor exploring at Osborne.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 27 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Mystery and History Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist as they lead you through this beautiful park. Along the hike, we will discuss the history of the park and unravel a few of its mysteries along the way.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Apr 27 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Smartphone Photography 101
Want to get the most of our your phone’s camera? Join us in the hands on program while Lisa Hovis, owner of PhotoSynthesis in Ames, tells you everything you need to know!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Apr 27 Saturday 2:00 PM Pursuing A Greener Earth - One Tree At A Time in Uganda
Former seasonal naturalist and ISU forestry student Jesse Matt will share his story working on agroforestry in Uganda.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Apr 27 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM StoryWalk Celebration
We are putting up a new story this spring, Creekfinding: a True Story by Jacqeline Briggs Martin.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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