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Homeschool Program

Homeschool Program

Apr 27, 2018 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Nahant Marsh Education Center provides a monthly program specifically geared towards homeschooled children grades K-9th. Each program includes a lesson,…

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

May 2, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

May 4, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

May 5, 2018 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for a hands-on class that provides expert instruction and gives you the confidence to graft to your heart’s desire. Grafting can help you save…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

May 5, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Hidden Gem Tour

Hidden Gem Tour

May 7, 2018 8:30am – 11:30am

This tour will feature a guided hike through one of the unique parts of Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. Bob Bryant and Brian Ritter will discuss some of…

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

May 8, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

May 8, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Family Program: Scaly Snakes

Family Program: Scaly Snakes

May 12, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

In this family-friendly program, we will explore our live native snake collection. Snakes are not as scary as they seem and serve a very important role…

Homeschool Program

Homeschool Program

May 25, 2018 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Nahant Marsh Education Center provides a monthly program specifically geared towards homeschooled children grades K-9th. Each program includes a lesson,…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Jun 1, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Jun 2, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Jun 6, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Jun 12, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Jun 12, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Jun 16, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Family Program: Pond Study

Family Program: Pond Study

Jun 16, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Discover the fascinating creatures that live in the marsh Using dip nets, participants will catch ghost shrimp, dragonfly nymphs, water boatman, and more!…

BioBlitz

BioBlitz

Jun 22, 2018 – Jun 23, 2018 2:00pm

In partnership with the Guardians of the Prairie and Forest, we invite you to join us for the 2018 Nahant Marsh BioBlitz, to be held from 2 p.m. on June…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Jul 6, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Jul 7, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Jul 10, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Jul 10, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Jul 11, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Jul 21, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Aug 3, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Aug 4, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Aug 8, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Aug 14, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Aug 14, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Aug 18, 2018 6:30am – 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Sep 1, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Sep 7, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Sep 11, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Sep 11, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Oct 5, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Oct 6, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Oct 9, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Oct 9, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning…

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Nov 2, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Nov 3, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Dec 1, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh….

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Dec 7, 2018 8:00am – 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa’s wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a…