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Get all ready for camping season by creating some do it yourself fire starters to add to your arsenal. We will lead you through making fire starters from everyday household objects to take home and try out. Cost is $5/person. Register at: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/SVNCFind out more »
Join experts in the conservation/outdoor world for a day of excitement and education. We will present various opportunities for outdoor recreation in the winter time! Have a great day with like-minded women. Register at: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/SVNCFind out more »
The Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Board is a non-profit organization that helps support conservation efforts and environmental education. They will be holding their annual meeting at noon and hosting speaker Rob Harbin at 1:00pm. Trail runner and fellow Dubuquer Rob Harbin will speak on his experience running his first 100 mile ultra marathon. Rob trained for 6 months putting in 400 hours and over 2500 miles on local trails to get ready for the event. He says ultra marathons…Find out more »
Learn what type of foods a bear needs in it’s habitat by making a plate full of bear food! Non-school age kiddos will discover fun bear facts as we go on a bear hunt! Call 563-556-6745 to register.Find out more »
Learn about the plight of the Eastern Bluebird. We will discuss their habitat and what struggles this beautiful bird faces in it’s nesting attempts. Help the bluebird out by building your very own bluebird house to take home. Dubuque County Conservation Society will provide all materials needed. Participants must bring a hammer and drill. Must pre-register, call 563-556-6745.Find out more »
Come and support the Friends of DCCB at their annual Pancake Breakfast. Enjoy a delicious meal with Swiss Valley’s homemade maple syrup. Tickets available at Swiss Valley Nature Center: $6.00- Adults, $4.00- Kids (Ages 4-10)Find out more »
Lace up your hiking boots, grab a snack and a trail map, we’re going hiking! Participants learn about helpful plants, plants not to touch, map reading, safety, and how to enjoy the great outdoors. Brownies will earn their Hiker badge. Badge included in price of program. Cost $8/scout Registration FormFind out more »
For more information please contact us at 563.556.6745 or like us on Facebook @Swiss Valley Nature Center!