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Sep 20 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM kinderNature- Monarch Tagging
Homeschool students and their families are invited to join a naturalist in learning more about the monarch butterfly and its journey south.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 21 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Join Jackson County Conservation naturalists in learning about the monarch’s journey south for the winter every Saturday in September.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 24 Tuesday 7:00 PM Public Meeting: Prairie Creek Campground
Conservation Board Members, Conservation Director, Engineer and Northland Securities will present about the Prairie Creek Campground.
Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 28 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Join Jackson County Conservation naturalists in learning about the monarch’s journey south for the winter every Saturday in September.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 1-8 Tuesday "Iowa History 101" Mobile Museum
This museum on wheels houses a 300-square-foot exhibition called "Iowa History 101" and is filled with artifacts from the State Historical Society's collection.
Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 5 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Plogging at the Caves
Join Naturalist Tony Vorwald as we hike the trails at the park, pick up litter, get some exercise, and help the caves out!
Other Location Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 6 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sandbox Digs
Discover archaeology for a day! Kids of all ages can experience archaeology at a mock dig at the Hurstville Interpretive Center!
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 8 Tuesday 6:30 AM Friends of JCC Quarterly Meeting (potluck 6:30 pm)
Come learn what Friends is all about and help make decisions about projects and events.
Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 9 Wednesday 2:30 PM Live Animal Feeding
It’s lunchtime for the education animals at the Center!
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 13 Sunday 1:00 PM Bike Ride on the Rec Trail
Enjoy a group bike ride while enjoying the fall colors! All ages are welcome.
Programs Bear River Recreation Trail
Oct 20 Sunday 1:00 PM Canning Venison Class
Learn how to preserve venison using a pressure canner.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 26 Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paranormal Prairie Creek
Come to Prairie Creek Recreation area On Saturday October 26th at 6:00 pm to get in the Halloween spirit.
Programs Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Nov 3 Sunday 2:00 PM Soap Making Workshop
Learn the history, chemistry, process and benefits of making your own homemade soap.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 10 Sunday 2:00 PM Bird Feeder Workshop
This workshop will provide the materials and instruction for you to build a bird feeder to take home.
Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 16 Saturday 1:00 PM Orienteering at Prairie Creek
Come to the Prairie Creek Recreation Area pavilion on Saturday November 16th at 1 pm to orienteer!
Programs Prairie Creek Recreation Area