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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Winter Bird Watching at Calkins

Bird Watching

On Saturday, February 5th, Calkins Nature Area staff will once again be hosting Kelly McKay, independent research biologist, for our final event in our Building Better Birders workshop series. Join us from 10-11 AM for discussion of the Christmas Bird Cou...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Calkins Nature Playscape

Playscape

Thanks to the Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation, Calkins Nature Area now has the funding to build our Nature Playscape area. As pictured, this area will be built out of mostly natural objects such as logs and boulders. The ideas is to have a na...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Ice Fishing Jig Making

Jig Making Class[5203]

Hardin County Conservation will be hosting an ice fishing jig making class at Calkins Nature Area in Iowa Falls, IA. All materials needed to make these jigs will be provided including hooks, paint, ultra-violet dryers, and much more! Registration is $10 p...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Youth Ice Fishing Day

Youth Ice Day

Kids that register the morning of the event will be entered into a raffle where names will be drawn at random to win an underwater camera, ice fishing rods, gift cards, and more. This event is also FREE to attend. For those that have never ice fished or d...

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