Hurstville Interpretive Center

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Mar 1 Sunday 2:00 PM Aldo Leopold Reading
Come and listen to members of the community read aloud essays from A Sand County Almanac and take part in the discussions.
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Mar 5 Thursday 12:00 PM Lunch and Learn: Big Trees
Learn what measurements are used and how a champion tree is determined.
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Mar 12 Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Pine Needle Basket Class
Explore the lovely art form of basket weaving using longleaf pine needles.
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Mar 13 Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM KinderNature: Bird Houses
This month build a bird house and learn about birds in Iowa.
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Mar 13 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Build a Wren House
Homeschool students and their families are invited to join a naturalist in building a wren house!
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Mar 13 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Teen Nature: Birds
Students in grades 4th-8th are invited to join this months Teen Nature. This program is geared towards home school students. This month we will be learning about birds.
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Mar 14 Saturday 7:00 AM Duck Waddle
Great for beginning birders to learn from seasoned bird watchers and for anyone wanting to freshen up on waterfowl identification.
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Mar 22 Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Falconry Intro with Hawks
Learn about the history of Falconry and what it takes to get involved in the sport of kings!!!
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Mar 29 Sunday 2:00 PM New Zealand & Australia Armchair Adventures
Come and hear about adventures of hunting and touring on the North Island of New Zealand.
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Apr 3 Friday Mussels & Sand Mounds: Muscatine Day Trip
Tour the National Pearl Button Museum, and enjoy a guided hike of Big Mound Sand Preserve.
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Apr 10 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Go Fly a Kite!
Homeschool students and their families are invited to join a naturalist in flying kites!
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Apr 10 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Teen Nature: Country So Full of Game
Students in grades 4th-8th grades are invited to this months Teen Nature. This month we will be discovering native wildlife of Iowa's past. This program is geared towards home school students.
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Apr 11 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Pine Needle Basket Class
Explore the lovely art form of basket weaving using longleaf pine needles, native to the southern United States.
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May 13 Wednesday 6:30 PM Codfish Hallow Prairie Walk
Come enjoy and learn about Iowa's Native Prairie. The Codfish Hallow Prairie Walk will introduce you to 60 acres of high quality tall grass prairie 20 acres of which are prairie remnant.
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May 13 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Codfish Hallow Prairie Walk
Join Ray & Patti Hamilton for a walk on their native upland hill prairie located NE of Maquoketa to learn more about this remnant prairie, prairie restoration, and native prairie plants.
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