Educational Programming

Tama County Conservation offers a wide variety of fun, naturalist-led programming including crafts, educational talks, animal encounters, guided hikes, fishing, canoeing, archery, and more.

Upcoming Events

Postings of public events can be found on the Tama County Events Calendar or via the Tama County Conservation Facebook page.

January 6: Knee High Naturalist: Tracks!, 10am at the Toledo Public Library  

January 9: OWLS Series: Bats with Amy Andrews, Poweshiek Co. Conservation, 11 am at Otter Creek Lake & Park

January 17: Bird Watching 101, 2 pm at the Traer Library

January 20: Paper Making Workshop, 12 pm at Otter Creek Lake & Park. Call 641-484-2231 to register. $5 class fee.

January 27: Ice Camp with Tama Co. Conservation & 4-H, 9 am- 12 pm at Otter Creek Lake & Park. Contact Tama County 4-H to register (grades 4-12). Rain date: Feb 3.

February 13: OWLS Series: Animal Adaptations, 11am at Otter Creek Lake & Park

February 15: Owl Evening Camp with Tama Co. Conservation & 4-H, 5:30- 7:30 pm at Otter Creek Lake & Park. Contact Tama County 4-H to register.

March 2: Knee High Naturalist: Sea to Me!, 10am at the Toledo Public Library  

March 12: OWLS Series: Fact or Fake? Nature Myths, 11am at Otter Creek Lake & Park

April 6: Knee High Naturalist: Wonderful Weather, 10am at the Toledo Public Library

April 9: OWLS Series: Stories of the Past with Bob Etzel, 11am at Otter Creek Lake & Park

April 13: Family Fun Night, 5 pm at Otter Creek Lake & Park

April 22: Earth Day Hike, 6 pm at Otter Creek Lake & Park


Programming & Events

Tama County Conservation offers a wide variety of fun educational programming including crafts, educational talks, animal encounters, guided hikes, fishing, canoeing, archery, and more. We will gladly work with schools, childcare centers, homeschool groups, clubs, organizations, businesses, wedding parties, and other groups to provide fun educational experiences. Any group is eligible for free programming, even if you're not part of an organization!

If you would like to arrange a program or learn more, please email Park Naturalist Raina Genaw at rgenaw@tamacounty.org or call 641-484-2231. A non-comprehensive list of program offerings can be found here.

 

 

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