Junior Naturalist-Geocaching

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/16/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Lost Island Nature Center

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2019-2020 Palo Alto County Junior Naturalist Program

Geocaching:  Saturday, November 16, 10 am-12 pm at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

This event is for registered Junior Naturalists.

The Palo Alto County Conservation Board is offering the Junior Naturalist Program during the school year for students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.

Junior Naturalists meet one Saturday each month from October through May.  Participants in the Junior Naturalist Program must register by calling the Nature Center at 712-837-4866.  There is a limit of 20 students for the program.  The registration fee is $10 to cover the cost of a special Junior Naturalist patch and the bird house materials.  Checks should be made out to the Palo Alto Conservation Foundation and can be dropped off at the Nature Center or mailed to:  Lost Island Nature Center, PO Box 417, Ruthven, IA 51358

This year’s activities include:

October 19, 8 am-12 pm:  Pheasants Forever Youth Hunt at Sportsmans Park, Cylinder

November 16, 10 am-12 pm:  Geocaching at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

December 21, 10 am-12 pm:  Cross Country Skiing at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

January 18, 10 am-12 pm:  Snowshoeing at Basswood Recreation Area, Emmetsburg

February 15, 10 am-12 pm:  Ice Fishing at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

March 21, 10 am-12 pm:  Bird House Building at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

April 25, 9 am-12 pm:  Iowa Young Birders at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

May 9, 1 pm-4 pm:  Wings & Wetlands at Lost Island-Huston Park, Ruthven

A more detailed schedule and directions to the program sites will be sent to participants.  For more information, please call 712-837-4866.

Activities subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.  Participants will be notified of any changes.