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Nahant Marsh Education Center, through the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, offers a wide variety of environmental education programming for people of all ages, including these signature programs:

Breakfast Nature Club
Field Trips and Tours

Master Conservationist
Summer Kids Camps
Toddler Tales

Did you know Nahant Members receive up to a 50% off discount on most programs and events? Click here to learn more and join the flock today!

Fields trips or private tours can be tailored for K-12, homeschool groups, camps, church groups, garden clubs, families, and more! Click here to schedule a visit with your class or group!

Check out our calendar of events for public programs, special events, and summer camps.

Please contact our Education Coordinator, Amy Loving, at aloving@eicc.edu or 563-336-3373 to begin your adventure today!



Upcoming Events

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....

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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.