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October 6, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ location to be determined
The volunteer series continues! Help us improve our county park. Every Wednesday we will be using hand tools to cut honeysuckle, an invasive plant that is taking the place of more valuable native plants. Work locations will be determined a week in advance. Registration is required by the Sunday before each week's event. Participants ages 15 and under need an adult present.
October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021 @ Hickory Grove Park
WWW is designed to give women the opportunity to explore the outdoors, learn or improve skills, and network with women with similar interests. Optional camping plus many educational sessions to choose from! Download registration packet for more details. Open to anyone who identifies as a woman 18 or older.
October 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hickory Grove Park
October 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Skunk River Greenbelt
(This event has been canceled.)
Grab your mountain bike and saddle up for an exploration of the Skunk River Greenbelt! We will meet with our bikes at the E-18 Greenbelt Access and bike the trails to McFarland Park. A shuttle will be provided to get back to your car. A representative from Bike World will join us, too. This program is suitable for ages 16 and up. This program will be canceled if trail conditions are unsuitable for biking. Fee of $5 required with registration by 4pm on Tuesday, October 12.
October 20, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ location to be determined
October 20, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Hickory Grove Park
These programs, offered for families, are based on our favorite school field trip topics. Children must be accompanied by an adult; no more than 5 children per adult.
Tree-rific at Hickory Grove Park (designed for early elementary grades) -- explore forests and trees through a hike and leaf and seed investigation. Learn about forest wildlife.
Board Meetings will now be held in person at the Story County Conservation Center (56461 180th St., Ames IA).
October 25, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Board Meetings will now be held in person at the Story County Conservation Center (56461 180th St., Ames IA).