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River of Words® (ROW) conducts an environmental poetry and art contest for youth aged 5 to 19 in grades K-12 every year. ROW is a Project of The Center for Environmental literacy at St. Mary's College of California. The contest is designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of their own watershed, and to express what they discover through poetry and art. Winners of the international contest will be announced in April of each year, and are honored in a mid-April ceremony a...
Ice Fishing Clinic (Oxford) Beginner ice fishing clinic; Instructional topics include: equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations, and water safety  Anglers are reminded to have a valid 2015 fishing license, if they are age 16 or older. Kent Park Lake, 2046 Highway 6 NW, Oxford Johnson County Conservation Board, Sydney Algreen, 319-645-1011 or Brad Freidhof, 319-331-7513, bfreidhof@co.johnson.ia.us
River of Words® (ROW) conducts an environmental poetry and art contest for youth aged 5 to 19 in grades K-12 every year. ROW is a Project of The Center for Environmental literacy at St. Mary's College of California. The contest is designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of their own watershed, and to express what they discover through poetry and art. Winners of the international contest will be announced in April of each year, and are honored in a mid-April ceremony a...
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Reconnecting Children with Nature: Growing Up WILD training This workshop leads you out the door and provides hands on activities and resource materials to help you lead your own nature explorations. Growing Up WILD activities use age appropriate practices and concepts to build on children’s sense of wonder and invites them to explore nature and the world around them. Specially written for children 3-7, activities include sections to address many learning areas: math, science, language, l...
River of Words® (ROW) conducts an environmental poetry and art contest for youth aged 5 to 19 in grades K-12 every year. ROW is a Project of The Center for Environmental literacy at St. Mary's College of California. The contest is designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of their own watershed, and to express what they discover through poetry and art. Winners of the international contest will be announced in April of each year, and are honored in a mid-April ceremony a...
Join hundreds of dedicated volunteers for the epic 13th Annual Project AWARE. This year, it’s the Wapsipinicon River between Independence to Olin. In 2014 on the Big Sioux River, 388 participants paddled 91 miles and removed 30.2 tons of trash. There’s nothing like the reward you get by getting dirty with like-minded river lovers and helping to improve the habitat and recreational opportunities, making the river cleaner and safer. Enjoy the day, then relax at night with educational p...

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