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Pottawattamie Conservation Events

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Little Tike Hike at Botna Bend Park

Botna Bend Park

Saturday, November 6, 2021 to Tuesday, November 30, 2021
6:30am to 10:30pm
Free With Park Admission
Ages 3 to 5

Young learners will experience nature first-hand during this self-guided hike full of fun.

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Building Better Birders: Guided Birding Hike

Hitchcock Nature Center

Thursday, December 2, 2021
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Free
All Ages

Hit the trails at Hitchcock Nature Center on a guided birding hike, part of the Building Better Birders program series.

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Building Better Birders: Owl Prowl

Hitchcock Nature Center

Thursday, December 2, 2021
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Free
All Ages

Hit the trails at Hitchcock Nature Center & listen for the familiar sounds of owls, part of the Building Better Birders program series.

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Building Better Birders: A Summary of the First-Ever Christmas Bird Count Marathon

Hitchcock Nature Center

Thursday, December 2, 2021
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Free
All Ages

Learn more about the community-driven, annual Christmas Bird Count as part of the Building Better Birders program series.

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The Hitchcock Experience Endurance Run

Hitchcock Nature Center

Saturday, December 11, 2021 to Sunday, December 12, 2021
5:00am
All Ages

Runners come from all over to test their skills in Iowa's Loess Hills.

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Winter Survival Secrets

Hitchcock Nature Center

Saturday, December 18, 2021
9:00am to 12:00pm
$15.00 Per Session or $75.00 For the Full Series
14 and up

Explore nature & philosophy during this immersive program perfect for anyone who loves the great outdoors.

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Gardening for Diversity: Intro to Pollinators (Free)

Council Bluffs Public Library - Meeting Room B

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
6:30pm
Free
14+ please

Join us for this free two-hour program and learn how you can support pollinators and why it's important.

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Gardening for Diversity: Native Garden Basics

Council Bluffs Public Library - Meeting Room B

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
6:30pm
$15 per person
Ages 14+

Invite nature into your own backyard, grow beautiful pollinator and bird habitat and support native plants and ecosystems by joining us for our Gardening for Diversity series!

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