Public Programs and Events

 

 

Winneshiek County Conservation hosts numerous public programs and events throughout the year, many of them free. Program locations, dates, and times vary. In case of severe weather, please tune into KDEC 100.5 or KVIK 104.7 for cancellation information. For programs requiring registration and for more information, please call (563) 534-7145. Events and programs are added frequently; check back often.


 

Song Sparrow at Chipera Prairie 

Sparrow Hike at Chipera Prairie

Sunday, October 13

2:00 pm

Join naturalist Larry Reis in searching for the wide variety of sparrows and other songbirds stopping at the prairie as they migrate south.

Chipera Prairie is located off Highway 24 between Fort Atkinson and Jackson Junction. Maps and directions are available here.

The event is free and no registration is required. Bring binoculars if you have them and dress appropriately for the weather.

In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled.


 


 

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A family-friendly evening of trick-or-treating, activities, light snacks, games, and fall fun!


We are now accepting reservations for participants that want to decorate sites and hand out candy. All participants are granted one free night of camping and this is a great opportunity for youth organizations!


Click here for more information and call (563) 534-7145 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.


 


The Wreath Making Class is FULL!

Fall Wreath Making (2)

 

 


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2019 Driftless Safari

Join Driftless Safari and enjoy getting to know some of the natural, cultural, and historical treasures of Winneshiek County! This free, long-term scavenger hunt runs from Memorial Day until Halloween and is open to anyone who loves to explore!

To join in, visit any public library in Winneshiek County during their operating hours to pick up a free map and guidebook. Visit www.driftless-safari.org to learn more.

 



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