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September 2019

Friends of DCCB Chili Feed

September 22 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Help support the work of the Friends of DCCB by coming to their Annual Chili Feed! There will be music and wagon rides through the preserve (weather permitting.) Tickets at the door are $7 (adults) and $4 (kids 12 and under.) Discounted tickets can be bought prior to the event at Swiss Valley Nature Center or from a Friends board member.  

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Kids in Nature: Butterflies

September 26 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Bring your non-school aged kids out for a morning of fun in nature. We will look at different butterflies and talk about there amazing adaptations before heading outside to see what we can catch! Call 563-556-6745 to register.  

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October 2019

OWLS Mississippi River Tour

October 1 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$15

Join us on a relaxing river cruise of the Mississippi River backwaters. Captain Robert weaves humor, history, beauty and wildlife into his tour. We will enjoy lunch in Marquette after the ride. Cost is $15/person for the tour and cost of lunch is on own. Call 563-556-6745 to register.  

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Heritage Trail Wagon Rides

October 4 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Heritage Trail (Durango Access), 736 Burtons Furnace Rd
Durango, IA 520396 United States
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$5

Enjoy a guided tour along Heritage Trail from Durango to Graf. DCCB staff will point out prominent features along the trail and give some of the background and history in the creation of the trail. Tours will take place at 9:00am, 11:30am and 2:00pm. Tickets are $5/person. Get registered here

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Fall Leaf Mississippi River Float

October 7 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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See Dubuque from the water and enjoy a paddle down the mighty Mississippi River! Experience wildlife, river history and more! We will put in at Hawthorne Boat Ramp and take out at Massey Marina. County boats are available for $5 rental or bring your own for free. Registration required.  

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DIY Walking Stick

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Every good hike starts with the perfect walking stick. Hike along the trails and find the perfect one for you or use one of the pieces we previously collected. Decorate your stick in the nature center, supplies are first come first serve and will be available until we run out! Free, no registration required.  

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Kids in Nature: Signs of Fall

October 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Bring your non-school aged kids our for a morning of fun in nature. Observe the magnificent colors of autumn as we hike through the woods. We’ll also learn how to identify common woodland plants by their leaves, collect fallen leaves to make a collective art project. Call 563-556-6745  

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November 2019

Compass Course

November 3 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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During this class we’ll cover some of the requirements needed to fo orienteering. We’ll learn how to use a compass and then put our skills to the test on an orienteering scavenger hunt. Please dress for going off trail (suggested long pants and sleeves.) Free, no registration required.  

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Kids in Nature: Talking Turkey

November 21 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Bring your non-school aged kids out for a morning of fun in nature. Learn about the wild turkey– their calls, where they live, what they eat and how they find a mate! Call 563-556-6745 to register  

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