Knee-High Naturalists

Are you ready to get outside and explore? Come and hear a story followed by some outdoor fun! As naturalists we will hike, investigate, and navigate through the trails and grounds of Jester Park as we learn what makes the outdoors such an amazing place. Please come dressed to be outside.


DEADLINE: The day before

COST: Free

AGES: Recommended ages 3-6 years


December 14 - Winter Adaptations

January 11 - Pine Tree Discoveries

February 8 - Snow & Ice

March 22 - Fantastic Fish

April 12 - Earth's Superheroes

Polk County Conservation strives to host inclusive, accessible events and meetings that enables all individuals to participate. If you anticipate needing a modification due to a disability or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at 515-323-5300 or

Jester Park Nature Center, Ages Under 5

Upcoming Times

Jester Park Nature Center

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023   10:00 AM

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