Botna Bend Park
Hitchcock Nature Center
Narrows River Park
Old Town Park
Farm Creek Public Wildlife Area
Pheasants Forever Habitat Area
KinderNature Preschool Programs
Summer Camp Programs
Council Bluffs Nonpareil - Raptors soar at Hitchcock
Raptors keep bird, mice, rabbit and other varmint populations down. But the majestic birds usually steer clear of small dogs or cats. So rest easy, pet owners. This was among the information members of Raptor Recovery Nebraska imparted on attendees at the annual Hitchcock Nature Center Eagle Migration event on Saturday.
Iowa's Spirit - Hawk Watchers: Eyes in the sky
They brave harsh weather and high winds just to get a glimpse of a bird. They're hawk watchers and their job is to count and document the birds. Iowa Spirits Daniel Johnson has more from the Hitchcock Nature Centers Observation Tower.
Iowa's Spirit - Monarch Tagging at Hitchcock Nature Center 2012
Participants at the 2012 Monarch Tagging event at Hitchcock Nature Center learned about the enchanting world of Monarchs and their migration to Mexico before learning how to properly catch, tag and release Monarchs.
Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil - New trails, campground improvements planned with grant money at Botna Bend Park
Comprehensive improvements are planned at Botna Bend Park in Hancock, with a little help from an Iowa West Foundation grant.
Iowa's Spirit - HNC Geocache Bash
As part of a wide array of programs at the Hitchcock Nature Center this program is a little more technical, Geocaching.
Iowa's Spirit - Arrowhead 50th Anniversary
Arrowhead Park in Neola, IA celebrates 50 years with a weekend of activities.
Council Bluffs Nonpareil - Wohlers manages the land in the Loess Hills
Kody Wohlers works in the Loess Hills as a conservation technician for Pottawattamie County Conservation.
Iowa's Spirit - June Hitch Hike
The Pottawattamie County Conservation hosts their monthly summer hiking series, Hitch Hike, at the Hitchcock Nature Center.
Iowa's Spirit - KinderNature: Insect Safari
The Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek Iowa holds a program called "Kindernature". Kindernature teaches pre-schoolers about everything from bugs to fish.
Iowa's Spirit - 2012 Kids Fishing Derby
Arrowhead park in Neola, Iowa held their annual Kids Fishing Derby. Iowa's Spirit was there to check it out.
Iowa's Spirit - KinderNature: Incredible Eggs
Kindernature is a program that the Pottawattamie County Conservation presents to area children. Aimed at educating the young about nature. Incredible Eggs is the theme at this months program
Iowa's Spirit - Botna Bend Tree Tapping
Botna Bend Park held their annual Maple Tree Tapping. A Great event for the whole family.
Iowa's Spirit - Snowshoeing at Hitchcock Nature Center
In the winter months Hitchcock offers a wide range of snowshoeing activities and snowshoe rentals. James Lathrop checks out some of those options in this video.
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