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Swiss Valley Nature Center

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

September 2018

Kids in Nature: Backbone Bonanza

September 20 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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What in the world is a vertebrate? Kids will learn about which animals have a backbone and which ones don’t through hands on learning. Call 556-6745 to register.

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October 2018

Swiss Valley Trail Run

October 6
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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This trail run will feature all the best of the Dubuque County landscape including creek crossings, steep inclines, and rugged terrain. The run will offer three distance options: 5.2 miles, 10.4 miles, and a 25K all set against the beautiful backdrop of Swiss Valley Nature Preserve. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Dubuque County Conservation. For more info visit: https://www.dccbfriends.com/swiss-valley-trail-run.html Registration: https://swissvalleytrailrun.itsyourrace.com/register/

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Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Chili Feed

October 14 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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Come fill your belly and help support the Friends of DCCB! Tickets are available at the door adults $7 and youth (12 and under) $4. Get your tickets early and save $1 a piece. Early bird tickets are available for purchase at Swiss Valley Nature Center. There will be wagon rides through the preserve weather permitting.  

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Kids in Nature: Spooktacular Species

October 18 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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We will be busting myths about “spooky” critters like bats, spiders, snakes, and more! Discover why these species get don’t deserve their bad reputation. Register by calling 563-556-6745.  

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Halloween Hike

October 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA 52068 United States
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$3

Join us for a non-scary hike! Walk the illuminated trail and meet some colorful characters at this family favorite event. Stop into the nature center before or after your hike for Halloween crafts, face painting, smores, and a Halloween movie. Hikes leave every 15 minutes and you must be pre-registered. Drop off your decorated pumpkin prior to the event as part of our Pumpkin Decorating Contest for your chance to win a prize! Fee: $3/person (ages 4 and older) Register…

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