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Witchy Woods Walk: Springtime Edition

Saturday, April 24, 2021
12:00pm to 3:00pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

Age 16 & Over

$12.00 Per Person Age 16 & Over

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Join naturalist and folkmagic practitioner Dustin Clayton for a springtime walk through the Loess Hills on Saturday, April 24th at 12:00 p.m. at Hitchcock Nature Center. This walking discussion will focus on folkloric practices in springtime. Participants will discuss the plant, animal, and mineral communities common to our area and some of the ways our ancestors interacted with these elements of the natural world during this liminal season. 

This event is being presented as part of our adult education programming & is intended for participants age 16 & over. Cost is $12.00 per person & online pre-registration is required. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283. 

Participants should note this program will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center & will at times require pedestrian travel over difficult terrain; some sessions may be physically challenging. Please dress for the weather, bug spray & water are recommended.

*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.

Due to COVID-19 the format of this program has been adjusted. 

  • 6-foot distance will be maintained between individuals/family groups
  • Masks requested while inside and when distancing is impossible outside
  • This program will be held primarily outdoors
  • Staff will wear masks when 6-foot distance is not possible or indoors
  • Maximum registration has been reduced
  • Participants must sign a participation waiver upon arrival

This event is not pet friendly. Please meet at the Loess Hills Lodge.

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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