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Dec 2020

Winter Nature Camp (3rd-5th Grade)- FULL

Dec 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

FULL- Email Naturalist@JeffersonCountyConservation.com to be placed on the waiting list Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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Winter Nature Camp (1st & 2nd Grade)

Dec 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Email Naturalist@JeffersonCountyConservation.com to Register Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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Winter Nature Camp (5th-7th Grade)

Dec 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$15

Email Naturalist@JeffersonCountyConservation.com to Register Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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Jan 2021

Owl Prowl

Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Iowa owls are pairing up in January so we may hear romance in the air as we explore the woods at night. We will start by learning the different owl calls of our area and even do some practice calls, then it’s off for a short hike. Be sure to dress warm!

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Feb 2021

Canceled- Waterfowl & Upland Game Birds

Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Main Lodge, 22026 Iris Trail
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 United Kingdom
Free

This program has been canceled due to health concerns of the presenter.  Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he shares about Waterfowl and Upland game birds through a PowerPoint style program. Funding for this program is provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection – Conservation Education Program (REAP – CEP). This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation) and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center).…

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Mar 2021

Waterfowl & Upland Game Birds

Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Main Lodge, 22026 Iris Trail
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 United Kingdom
Free

Register Here Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he shares about Waterfowl and Upland game birds through a PowerPoint style program. Funding for this program is provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection – Conservation Education Program (REAP – CEP). This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation) and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center). This is an official Des Moines River Water Trails event…

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Toddler Time: March

Mar 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
Free

Register Here- Required Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This children’s nature program is geared for children who are 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather! Pre-registration is required.

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Easter Antler Hunt

Mar 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
Free

Register Here- Required Enjoy this nature twist on an Easter egg hunt as participants look for deer antlers hidden in the park. Antlers will be hiding off the trails with difficulty depending on the age group. Participants will be hiking off trails and should come dressed for the weather.

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Apr 2021

Toddler Time: April

Apr 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
Free

Register Here- Required Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This children’s nature program is geared for children who are 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather! Pre-registration is required.

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Earth Day: Habitat Helpers

Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chapel Studio Pond, Jefferson County Park, 605 S 23rd St
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
Free

Join in removing invasive, non-native plant species from Jefferson County Park on Earth Day. Volunteers will learn about invasive species that threaten the Park before engaging in the hands-on work of removing these plants. The program will start at 6:00pm on Thursday, April 22nd. Please meet at the Chapel Studios pond parking lot on the north side of Jefferson County Park. Work will involve cutting and dragging invasive shrubs. Volunteers will use tools such as handsaws and loppers to cut…

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