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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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Upcoming Events

Invasive Species Workshop

Invasive Species Workshop

Mar 1, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm

Invasive species threaten farms, preserves, parks, and even our backyards. In this workshop, experts share the latest tools and research and showcase how...

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Mar 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

Mar 3, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am

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

Design Your Native Landscape

Design Your Native Landscape

Mar 6, 2018 12:00am - 12:00am

Want to learn how to landscape your home with beautiful native plants? You are in luck! EICC's is now offering a 4-week class through continuing education....

Handmade Paper

Handmade Paper

Mar 7, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to make handmade paper from recycled materials. You will be able to take home the paper you make during class. Participants will also make their...

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Hours

The Education Center is open
M-F: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m.- Noon
Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

If the main gate is locked, trails are accessible from the front parking lot. Look for the opening in the fence near the kiosk.