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What's on My Milkweed?

What’s on My Milkweed?

Jun 19, 2018
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Monarch butterflies and milkweeds are one of the most well know relationships between an animal and a plant species. But, there are a lot of other minibeasts…

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…

Family Program: Pond Study

Family Program: Pond Study

Jul 14, 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!…

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…

Family Program: Prairie Insects

Family Program: Prairie Insects

Aug 11, 2018
10:00am – 11:00am

Families will learn about the habitats, food sources, and adaptations of prairie insects. Participants will use nets to catch various species of dragonflies,…

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…

Monarch Release Party!

Monarch Release Party!

Sep 15, 2018
10:00am – 12:30pm

Join us at Nahant Marsh for this FREE event, with fun for the whole family! We will be tagging and feeding monarchs for the Monarch Watch Citizen Science…

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…