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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 […]

Geocaching 101

McCord Park 900 South P St, Indianola, IA, United States

Looking for a fun new outdoor hobby? Want to participate in a county-wide Geocaching Adventure? Come discover the fun and excitement of geocaching, the high tech outdoor scavenger hunt that uses a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit! Join a Warren County Conservation Board Naturalist for a beginner course to learn about geocaching and how to […]

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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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StoryWalk®

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

StoryWalk® is a fun way to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put a new nature themed children’s story along the trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature themed and fun to read! This months story is Sassafras by Audrey Penn, and illustrated by Ruth E. Harper.  

Fire Starting

Moats Park 900 N 1st St, Indianola, IA, United States

Fire? Yes! Let's talk Fire! Join a WCCB naturalist to learn about the history of fire starting, and some of the different techniques and practices. Learn how to set yourself up for success to get a fire going whether that is with lighter, a match, or a different method! Get a chance to try your […]

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June Homeschool Wednesdays: Canoeing

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

This class is for ages 10-18. 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 […]

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Kids Fish Day

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

Have some fishing fun with us! Bring the family out to participate in the art of fishing. The fishing competition will take place at Lester Pond. There will be awards, door prizes, and a free fish-cleaning demonstration. Bring your own pole or borrow one of ours. Bait will be provided. You will also be able […]

International Mud Day

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

Did you know there is a National Mud Day? It takes place annually in June! Come out and help us celebrate National Mud Day with an invitation to get muddy and enjoy exploring mud with your kids! Discover, or rediscover, the messy joy that comes with a good mud pile. We will be watering down […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free