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Geocaching Fungi Adventure

What is the Geocaching Adventure? There are 25 Geocaching Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County. Your challenge is to explore parks and find them all using a GPS. Each cache includes an instruction card, a logbook, and a stack of themed trading cards. Sign the logbook to show that […]

*Time Change* Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Get out on the water and give stand up paddleboarding a try! A WCCB naturalist will go over the basic equipment, paddle strokes, and get you paddling around our pond. No experience necessary! An adult must accompany children and children must be at least 10 years old. Lifejackets are required and provided. Space is limited […]

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July Homeschool Wednesday: Team Building

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Come on out to enjoy the summer camp fun of team building and camp games!! Team Building 9-10:30am 11-19 year olds Participants engage in interactive challenges that require them to work together to achieve common goals. Through these activities, they learn to appreciate others' strengths, improve problem-solving skills, and develop a sense of unity and […]

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Dutch Oven Cooking

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Are you in need of an easy, filling, and delicious recipe for your next camping trip or outdoor adventure? Learn to prepare scrumptious recipes that will feed a crowd. Participants will prepare recipes, cook them in the Dutch oven, and learn how to care for Dutch oven cookware. The cost is $5 per person. Payment […]

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Farm to Table

Middleswart Lodge 15875 118th Ave, Indianola, IA, United States

Join Warren County Conservation for a delicious evening celebrating local agriculture at our 3rd Annual Farm to Table Dinner. This year’s fundraiser will be held on Friday, August 2nd from 6pm to 9pm at the Middleswart Lodge located just south of Indianola. Indulge in a specially curated 4-course menu featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients prepared by […]

Archery

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Our beginner archery program is designed for individuals who are new to the sport and want to learn the fundamentals of archery. Participants will be taught proper shooting techniques, safety protocols, and equipment handling. Our experienced certified instructors will provide guidance and support as beginners develop their skills and confidence. This program is a great […]

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Natural Dyes

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Are you prepared to explore the world of natural dyes and unleash your creativity? Discover the fascinating process of creating natural dyes and create your own unique dyed masterpiece. Join us as we explore the art of dyeing with natural ingredients, and bring your creativity for this hands-on workshop. The cost is $10 per person. […]

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Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Canoeing

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Join us out on the water for a canoe program on Lester Pond. Our naturalist will provide instruction on how to handle a canoe to avoid damaging it, how to get in and out of a canoe safely, how to paddle effectively, and how to navigate in the canoe with other people. This class will […]

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Monarch Tagging

Otter Creek 14400 Quebec Street, Indianola, IA, United States

Come to Otter Creek and discover all about monarch butterflies, their unusual lifestyle and life cycle and their migration to Mexico! A Warren County Conservation Naturalist will teach you how to catch and handle a monarch, determine its gender, and properly tag them as part of a national research project. All monarchs will be released […]

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Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Monarch Tagging

Buxton 705 N Buxton St, Indianola, IA, United States

Discover all about monarch butterflies, their unusual lifestyle and life cycle and their migration to Mexico! A Warren County Conservation Naturalist will teach you how to catch and handle a monarch, determine its gender, and properly tag them as part of a national research project. All monarchs will be released after they are tagged. Bring […]

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