News & Blog: Hiking

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and blog entries from Pottawattamie Conservation!

Head Outdoors for a Birding Scavenger Hunt

Head outdoors on your own birding scavenger hunt, perfect for some weekend fun.

7/28/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator and Kristen Yost, 2020 Environmental Education Intern
Arrowhead Park, Bird Watching, Botna Bend Park, Conservation, Family Fun, Hiking, Hitchcock Nature Center, Homeschool, Loess Hills, Narrows River Park, Native Animals

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Beautiful Spring Bloodroot

4/16/2020
Amy Campagna, Environmental Education Coordinator
Conservation, Hiking, Loess Hills, Native Plants

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Learning is More Fun Outdoors

4/15/2020
Rene Stroud, Naturalist
Family Fun, Hiking, Homeschool

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Explore Pottawattamie Conservation Habitat Areas this Spring

3/27/2020
Kody Wohlers, Natural Resources Technician and Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Bird Watching, Conservation, Family Fun, Hiking, Land Management, Native Animals, Native Plants

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Family Friendly Guided Hikes!

Looking for ways to explore Hitchcock Nature Center as a family this year? Check out our calendar of guided hikes! These are the perfect way to get outdoors and dip your toe into hiking in the Loess Hills as you explore Hitchcock Nature Center with PCCB staff leading the way. Not only will you get a chance to see the park you might also learn a thing or two.

3/10/2018
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Hitchcock Nature Center, Family Fun, Hiking

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Join in the Fun with the Iowa Jr. Naturalist Program

Pottawattamie County Conservation invites you to join in the fun in 2018 with the Iowa Junior Naturalist Program.

2/7/2018
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Volunteering, Bird Watching, Hiking, Family Fun

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Check out our 2018 Family Programming

Pottawattamie County Conservation's amazing Naturalists Kristen & Rene have been hard at work putting together another season of great programming. 2017 was a year of change for our Environmental Education Department with the creation of the Adult Education Programming, a complete overhaul of our field trip & in school programming, & the addition of a couple brand new program series. 2018 looks like it will continue that trend! We have added a brand new program geared toward our homeschool friends, a new snowshoe hike for children under 12, and new guided hike opportunities.

1/19/2018
Rene Stroud, Naturalist and Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Family Fun, Events, Hitchcock Nature Center, Botna Bend Park, Arrowhead Park, Narrows River Park, Hiking

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