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Nov 17 Saturday 9:00 AM Basket Weaving Class
Participants will learn to weave a basket and take home their finished project
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 17 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Fall Mixed Up
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Nov 17 Saturday 10:00 AM Fall Refuge Hike
Ever seen beyond the trees that line the banks across from the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center?
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Nov 17 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Turkey Trek
Come enjoy a 3-mile hike through beautiful Brown’s Woods, Iowa’s largest urban forest preserve. We’ll talk about turkeys and how animals are preparing for winter all while burning some calories.
Programs Polk Brown's Woods
Nov 17 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM DNA Extraction Activity
Participants have the opportunity to extract DNA from fruit using simple household ingredients, so you will see and touch DNA!
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Nov 17 Saturday 2:00 PM Riverside Jam
Come enjoy the music of local musicians and vocalists as they present old time, folk, country, bluegrass and rock & roll tunes
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Nov 17 Saturday 4:30 PM Motor Mill Bridge Lighting
Celebrate the start of the holidays at Motor Mill with the 2nd Annual Bridge Lighting and open house on November 17th from 4:30-5:30 PM.
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Nov 18 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Natural Soap Making Workshop
Join a naturalist in learning the history, chemistry, process, and benefits of making your own homemade soap.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 18 Sunday 2:00 PM AT THE PARK Creative Nature Series Homemade Holiday Beauty Bags
Homemade holiday gifts are special
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Nov 18 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
Drop in kayaking event at Bender Pool - join us!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Nov 19 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Explore Jakway!
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Buchanan Jakway Park
Nov 20 Tuesday Knee High Naturalists - Turkeys
Knee High Naturalists is a great way to get your youngster exploring nature and the great outdoors! Join Tama County Conservation on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for this series for 2-4 year olds.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Nov 21 Wednesday 9:00 AM Nature Kids
Nature Kids is for children 3-6 years who want to learn about the natural world around them through stories, crafts, and outdoor exploring at Osborne.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Nov 22 Thursday The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Closed in observance of Thanksgiving holiday.
The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Closed in observance of Thanksgiving holiday.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Nov 22-23 Thursday 12:00 AM - 11:00 PM Eco Center Closed
The Eco Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Nov 23 Friday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Friday, November 23: The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is open shortened hours from 10am – 3pm.
The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is open shortened hours from 10am – 3pm.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Nov 23 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM #OptOutside Hike
Choose to #OptOutside on Black Friday with your friends and family. We’ll reconnect you with nature on a hike through Jester Park.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Nov 23 Friday 1:00 PM #OptOutside Hike
Join the recent trend and choose the option of heading outdoors instead of into the stores on Black Friday.
Programs Washington Marr Park
Nov 24 Saturday 9:00 AM Bird Banding Demonstration
Come get a "bird's eye" view of our fine-feathered friends as you join volunteers for a live songbird banding.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Nov 24 Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Suet Making Program
Keep your birds fat and happy all winter long with your own suet!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Nov 27 Tuesday 3:00 PM Turkey Trot
Find out more on our website.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
Nov 27 Tuesday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek Meeting
Join this small fun group that makes a big difference.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Nov 28 Wednesday 6:00 PM A Brief History of the American Parks System
Join Stone State Park Ranger Jason Dykstra as he shares how early conservationists like John Muir, Stephen Mather and Theodore Roosevelt gave rise to our current parks.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Nov 29 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nestling Naturalists
Looking for something for all of your little aspiring naturalists? Designed for ages 0 - 4 with a story and activity that changes monthly.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Nov 29 Thursday 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Seeing Stars
Come learn the fascinating history of how our solar system was formed, focusing on our unique planets, moons, and Sun. We will identify a number of constellations and other major astronomical objects in the classroom, followed by outdoor stargazing.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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