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Oct 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM Volunteer Work Days on the Prairie
Help some of our rarest and most impaired habitats, the remnant prairie.
Other Location Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 23 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Fall Habitat Celebration!
Let’s show this park some love by helping to improve its natural habitat.
Special Events Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Oct 30 Saturday 1:00 PM Grapevine Wreaths
Make a wreath for the holidays using materials from nature.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 30 Saturday 5:30 PM Night Hike
Join a naturalist for a "spooky" hike as we try to identify the sounds and sights of nature’s night life.
Programs Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Nov 6 Saturday 1:00 PM Pumpkin Archery
Join Naturalist Tony Vorwald as we use bows, arrows, and atlatls to shoot at pumpkins.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 10 Wednesday 10:00 AM Volunteer Work Days on the Prairie
Help some of our rarest and most impaired habitats, the remnant prairie.
Other Location Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 14 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Pine Needle Baskets
Explore the lovely art form of basket weaving using longleaf pine needles, native to the southern United States.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 19 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Kinder Nature- Iowa's State Tree
Students will investigate oak trees and learn more about Iowa’s trees through stories, activities and games.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 24 Wednesday 10:00 AM Volunteer Work Days on the Prairie
Help some of our rarest and most impaired habitats, the remnant prairie.
Other Location Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 3 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Kinder Nature- Streams and Rivers
Let’s have fun learning hands-on about streams, rivers, erosion, and more using our stream table.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 10 Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cedars for Celebrations
Get the ultimate in local and sustainable Christmas trees!
Special Events Hurstville Fishing Pond
Dec 16 Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wildlife Habitat Instillation and Maintenance
Landowners and interested parties are invited to learn more about what it takes to establish quality habitat to attract and retain various game species.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center