News & Blog: Homeschool

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

Celebrate National Bat Week October 24th - 31st!

Get to know these amazing flying mammals as we kick off Bat Week 2020!

10/22/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator and Kristen Bieret, Sac County Conservation Naturalist
Autumn, Conservation, Homeschool, Native Animals

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Enjoy a Virtual Fieldtrip!

Take a virtual field trip & explore biodiversity in the Loess Hills with Pottawattamie Conservation.

10/2/2020
Rene Stroud, Naturalist and Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Conservation, Family Fun, Hitchcock Nature Center, Homeschool, Loess Hills

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Milkweed & Monarchs

Milkweed is essential for monarch butterfly survival. Learn more about this amazing plant & ways you can help support monarch populations.

9/1/2020
Malena Brotherson, Environmental Education Intern
Conservation, Green Thumbs, Homeschool, Land Management, Loess Hills, Native Animals, Native Plants

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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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Turtles of Iowa

7/7/2020
Kristen Yost, 2020 Environmental Education Intern
Conservation, Homeschool, Loess Hills, Native Animals

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Ask a Naturalist: Why are Snakes Slimy?

5/22/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Family Fun, Homeschool, Native Animals

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Ask a Naturalist: Why Does Weather Change

5/8/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Conservation, Events, Family Fun, Homeschool

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PLAY AGAIN with Pottawattamie Conservation

5/6/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Conservation, Events, Family Fun, Homeschool

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Ask a Naturalist: How Long do Trees Live

5/1/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Events, Family Fun, Homeschool, 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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Environmental Education at Home

4/10/2020
Rene Stroud, Naturalist and Amy Campagna, Environmental Education Coordinator
Conservation, Family Fun, Homeschool

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Introducing Homeschool in the Hills

During the past year your Pottawattamie County Conservation Naturalists have been busy brainstorming new and exciting family-oriented programming for 2018. 

1/23/2018
Rene Stroud, Naturalist
Homeschool, Hitchcock Nature Center, Events, Family Fun

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