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Aug 23 Thursday 10:00 AM ACORN CLUB Fish Lips and Casting Tips
Fishing on a summer day makes the blahs go away
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 23 Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grounding – Barefoot Walk in Nature
Research is finding that "grounding/earthing in nature," allowing skin to come in direct contact with the ground, has health benefits and can balance the body's central nervous system.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 23 Thursday 5:30 PM Insect Club Meeting
Join the Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club for their August meeting.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 23 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 23 Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Evening Prairie Walk
Join Dr. Thomas Rosburg on monthly prairie walks at the largest prairie remnant in Story County. See rare and common prairie flora that changes each month and learn about the history and ecology of central Iowa prairies.
Programs Story Doolittle Prairie
Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM OWLS - Hike and Food
Join the OWLS group for a naturalist guided tour of Maquoketa Caves.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 24 Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join the OWL (Older Wiser Livelier) Dubuque, Jackson & Jones OWL Group at Maquoketa Caves State Park
Visit the Maquoketa Caves followed by supper at the Bluff Lake Catfish Farm
Special Events Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Land Management August Session
Join us for the August 25th session of our six class Introduction to Land Management program.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboard Demonstrations
Come try your hand at Stand-up Paddleboarding!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Nomad Overlanding - What's Your Adventure?
Be prepared for your next adventure!
Programs Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Aug 25 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Women in the Outdoors Workshop
Women ages 16 and older are invited to explore the outdoors, learn new skills and network with like-minded women.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Meet a Sowbug & See Sowbug Races
Meet a Sowbug
Programs Jones Central Park
Aug 25 Saturday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl
Owl Prowl Saturday, August 25th 7-8 p.m. Willow Lake Recreation Area, Woodbine
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Aug 26 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) Annual Release Party
Join Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) for an afternoon all about our feathered friends! Rehabilitated birds will be returned to the wild.
Special Events Story McFarland Park
Aug 27 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM GAIN (Get Active in Nature) - Monarch Tagging
Join us on the Lime Creek prairie as we attempt to tag monarch butterflies.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Aug 27 Monday 5:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Prairie Hike!
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Buchanan Bearbower Sand Prairie
Aug 27 Monday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Early Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Late Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 27 Monday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Paddle
Explore Badger Lake at dusk
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 28 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Playscape Playdate
Join the naturalist for a morning of adventure at John F Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Aug 30 Thursday 5:27 PM - 7:00 PM Live and Local - The Lincoln HIghway Band
Enjoy live bluegrass music at the amphitheater at Grimes Farm.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Aug 31 Friday 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Mysterious Monarchs
Explore the Monarch Butterflies journey to mexico!!
Other Location Cass Cass County Courthouse
Aug 31 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 31 Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Sit around the campfire as we discuss the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal creatures.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Aug 31 Friday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park- Nut Job 2 Nutty by Nature
Come enjoy a movie under the stars!
Programs Cass Cold Springs Park
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