Toddler Tales Program

book iconBring your little one to learn about nature through stories, crafts, and outdoor adventures.

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Homeschool Program

boot iconNature-based lessons for grades K-9 are offered monthly onsite or as scheduled.

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Adult Education

earth iconNahant Marsh offers a variety of classes and workshops for the adult learner.

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University of Iowa Mobile Museum to Visit

Mobile Museum - drivers side, cropped_0Visit Nahant Marsh Education Center between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, May 27 and see the University of Iowa Mobile Museum too!

The University of Iowa Mobile Museum launched in 2014 as a partnership between the UI Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Office of the State Archaeologist, the UI Museum of Natural History, and the Old Capitol Museum.

The Mobile Museum inspires visitors to understand the world by bringing exhibits with cutting-edge research, one-of-a-kind artifacts, and interactive digital media to Iowa’s communities statewide. We promote interdisciplinary partnerships and collaborations to present UI research and stimulate understanding, appreciation, and pride for the University of Iowa and the state.

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2016 John Deere Classic’s Birdies for Charity

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The John Deere Classic’s Birdies for Charity program has officially begun for 2016.

As one of the nearly 500 regional charities benefiting from the program, we encourage you to maximize your gift to Nahant Marsh by pledging through Birdies for Charity.

Our Charity Bird Number is: 1940.

Pledge forms are available at Nahant Marsh Education, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport, IA, or can be requested by emailing

Please mail or deliver completed pledges to us by August 8:
Nahant Marsh Education Center
4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802

Each gift we receive is used to restore, enhance, and protect the dynamic, yet fragile Nahant Marsh ecosystems. Private support also helps to fund educational programming and ongoing research.

Get discounted program fees! Show your support for Nahant Marsh by becoming a member. Click for details

Nahant Marsh

LogoThe Mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to preserve and enhance the ecological integrity of the marsh and to foster wonder, appreciation, interaction, and stewardship of the natural world through education.


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Nahant Marsh

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802