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Swiss Valley Nature Center

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13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
(563) 556-6745

July 2019

Adult Whitewater Kayaking Clinic

July 24 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on August 7, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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$50

This all-levels clinic is designed to introduce adult participants to the exciting world of whitewater kayaking! We’ll emphasize safety, paddling techniques, and fun as we introduce participants to moving water. Event will take place at the Manchester Whitewater Park but we will meet at the Swiss Valley Nature Center go from there. Cost $50/person. Register here      

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Building a More Flood Resilient Iowa

July 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Flood control and mitigation are expensive but reacting to disasters after they occur is even more costly—in dollars, lost economic potential, and human suffering. This presentation will put the significance of Iowa’s flooding problem in perspective and raise awareness of the need to continue working together to improve our flood resilience. Participants will learn about the IFC developed Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool that provides real-time flood alerts and forecasts to more than 1,000 communities, supports a growing…

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Brownies Badge Day

July 30 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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$15

Earn your Hiking and Bugs badge in one day! Join the Naturalists at Swiss Valley Nature Center to become a skillful hiker. Find out how to navigate the treacherous trails at Swiss Valley Nature Center. Then continue your adventure with Iowa State Extension and Outreach and explore creepy, crawling insects. Cost $15 /scout. Register here

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August 2019

Adult Whitewater Kayaking Clinic

August 7 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on August 7, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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$50

This all-levels clinic is designed to introduce adult participants to the exciting world of whitewater kayaking! We’ll emphasize safety, paddling techniques, and fun as we introduce participants to moving water. Event will take place at the Manchester Whitewater Park but we will meet at the Swiss Valley Nature Center go from there. Cost $50/person. Register here      

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Iowa Caves Exploration

August 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Iowa Grotto the chapter of the National Speleological Society will be presenting at the Swiss Valley Nature Center. An Iowa Grotto member will discuss Iowa caves, why the cave is unique, how it was discovered, etc. They will also discuss projects Iowa Grotto works on for restoration or preserving these unique features. Call 556-6745 to RSVP.

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