Click to view the Fall newsletter created by the Benton County Conservation Department. Full of fun information and activities for the kids as well as updates of staff changes.

The Benton County Conservation is buzzing with activities this fall and winter. Their Calendar of Events for the Fall of 2020 includes events for all ages. Due to health concerns, masks will be required at all Benton County Conservation programs. If you are
feeling ill, having symptoms, or have a fever please stay home.

Saturday, December 5th, 8:30 am-11:30 am.

Peppermint Twist Basket Class –Learn to make one or both
of these holiday-themed baskets.

Peppermint Twist Basket $19, Measures: 4"x 3"x 4.5"; red and
natural.

Snowmen will also be available to weave $14 Measures: varies in
size; natural; add decorations.
Limit: 6 participants
RSVP by calling 319-472-4942 or by
emailing us at info@bentoncountyparks.com

Bring with you: face covering, beverage,
and snacks for yourself (no potluck or lunch
provided).

Thursday, December 10th, 6 pm-7:30 pm.

Grapevine Wreath Making- What could be more festive than a
homemade wreath. Learn how to make a grapevine wreath and decorate it yourself. We will have some
stuff to decorate your wreath with and if you want to bring your own ribbon and decorations you are
welcome to attach them. Space is limited and face coverings will be required. Call (319)472-4942 to
register, cost is $5 per person.

Wednesday, December 16th, 6 pm-7:30 pm.

Woodburning Coasters and
Ornaments- Join our naturalist and learn about the exciting art form of
pyrography. All participants will make their own coasters or ornaments. Choose
from various patterns or create your own masterpiece. Space is limited and
face coverings are required. Call (319)472-4942 to register, cost is $5 per
person. More ornaments or coasters can be purchased for an additional fee.

Friday, January 15th, 1 pm-3 pm.

Snowshoeing at the Nature Center – Weather permitting we will have
snowshoes available at the Nature Center. Call to reserve a pair as we have limited sizes. This program
for 4th graders on up. Face coverings will be required. Call (319)472-
4942 to register, this is a free program.
Thursday,

January 28th, 5:30-7:00 pm.

Full Moon Snowshoe Hike –
Weather permitting join our naturalists for a moonlit hike around the
Nature Center. Call to reserve a pair of snowshoes as we have limited
sizes. This program is for 4th graders on up. Face coverings will be
required. Call (319)472-4942 to register, this is a free program.




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