Family Saturday Programs

Grab the family and explore the wonders of the outdoors at Nahant Marsh. There are so many fun, engaging and amazing things to discover at the Marsh. Together, families will learn about our local plant and animal communities through hands-on activities. This program are typically on the second Saturday of the month  from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. To register for sessions, click on the event on our Events Calendar or call 563.336.3370.

Jan. 14- Winter Survival
Feb. 11- Owls
March 11- Ducks
April 8- Nests, Eggs, and Babies
May 13- Reptiles and Amphibians
June 10- Macro-invertebrates
July 8- Wildflowers
Aug. 12- Dragonflies and Grasshoppers
Sept. 9- Butterflies
Oct. 14- Trees and Leaves
Nov. 11- Skull Study

To register for sessions, click on the event on our Events Calendar  or call 563.336.3370

**Activities may change due to weather, flooding, and other unforeseen events.

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Nahant Marsh

LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.


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Nahant Marsh

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802