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Reconnecting Children with Nature: Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Training Location: Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center 10260 Morris Hills Road, Toddville Registration Deadline: April 25, 2014 Registration Fee: $30 Training sponsored and delivered by: Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, United Way, DNR, ISU Extension, & Early Childhood Iowa (local).   For complete workshop information and registration information, visit the Iowa Child Care Providers T...
Instructions and supplies will be handed out Shelter #6.The following will be provided:Litter bags, gloves, bottled water and snacks.Wear long sleeves, pants and appropriate footwear.Bring insect repellent and sunscreen. Lake Manawa State Park meet at Shelter #6 by the Dream Playground Park address – 1100 S Shore Drive, Council Bluffs, IA51501 Date/Time:May 4, 2014 1 - 3pm RAIN DATE:May 11, 20141pm – 3 pm For more information call Mary or Richard at 712-366-3130.
Friends of Shimek Group Work Day. Ringo Covert, Coordinator Volunteers Needed! Meet at the Lower Campground, entry loop area. May 14, 2014 from 8:30am - Noon Since a weekday, will do work requiring ATV's, mowers, chain saws and heavy equipment as required (clearing trails, hauling and smoothing rocks and lime chips). Contact John Byrd at John.Byrd@dnr.iowa.gov or Ringo Covert at covertr@westburlington.org. Bring Iowa deposit cans/bottles to redeem and recycle.
Reconnecting Children with Nature: Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Training Location: Hitchcock Nature Center 27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek Registration Deadline: May 2, 2014 Registration Fee: $15 Training sponsored and delivered by: Western Pottawattamie Extension Council, ISU Extension, and IA DNR   For complete workshop information and registration information, visit the Iowa Child Care Providers Training Registry— Click on Search Trainings, then search ...
The Great Race Against Shade and Shrubs (G.R.A.S.S.) is held on Friday to start the event, volunteers get “hands-on” with prairie restoration cutting cedars. Be sure to bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water as well as loppers and hand saws if you have them. Also, wear sturdy shoes and gloves. 9:00am - Noon, Friday, May 30, 2014 Location: Turin, Iowa51059 From Turin, take highway 175 east to Oak Ave.Go north on Oak Ave 1.7 miles to a large alfalfa hay field on the west side of ...
Pigman Sprint Triathlon
Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area, 4530 McClintock Rd, Palo, IA 52324

June 1, 2014 7:00 am to noon
Swim, bike, run
Friends of Shimek Group Work Day. Ann Bennett, Coordinator. Volunteers needed. July 12, 2014 - 8:00 am to Noon Meet at the Upper Campground, day parking area. Look for Ann's Dodge flat bed truck. Clean-up campgrounds and trails after holiday weekend. Additional work to be defined. Salad pot-luck for lunch. Ann will provide paper goods, water, and watermelon. Sort and package for redemption the deposit bottles and cans. Contact John Byrd at John.Byrd@dnr.iowa.gov or Ann Bennett at wind...
Pigman Olympic & Half Ironman Triathlon
Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area, 4530 McClintock Rd, Palo, IA 52324

August 17, 2014 7:00am to 3:00 pm
Half triathlon and Olympic distance triathlon simultaneously – swim, bike, run
Friends of Shimek Group Work Day Marsha Achenbach, Coordinator Volunteers Needed! August 20, 2014, 8am - Noon Meet at the Upper Campground, day parking area. More details later. Since a weekday, will do work requiring ATV's, mowers, chain saws and heavy equipment as required (mowing, trail trimming, repairs along trails). Contact John Byrd at John.Byrd@dnr.iowa.gov or Marsha Achenbach at achenbre@netins.net Bring Iowa deposit cans/bottles to redeem and recycle.
Friends of Shimek Group Work Day John Byrd and Lora Conrad, Coordinators Volunteers Needed! September 20, 8:30am - Noon Meet at the Lower Campground, entry loop area. More details as work requirements known. Lunch provided by Lora Conrad. Contact John Byrd at John.Byrd@dnr.iowa.gov or Lora Conrad at lpconrad@wildblue.net Bring Iowa deposit cans/bottles to redeem and recycle.
Reconnecting Children with Nature: Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Training Location: Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak Registration Deadline: September 19, 2014 Registration Fee: $30 Training sponsored and delivered by: DNR & ISU Extension For complete workshop information and registration information, visit the Iowa Child Care Providers Training Registry— Click on Search Trainings, then search "Reconnecting" in the Title.   This wo...
Shimek Forestry Field Day, October 7

Contact John Byrd John.Byrd@dnr.iowa.gov for more information.

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