Nature's Story Hour

Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring your family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC naturalist. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas with your children. This family friendly program is free on select Wednesday’s this summer.


COST: Free

AGES: All ages welcome

June 1 - Birding Bonanza at Jester Park, Shelter #6

June 15 - Chippy the Chipmunk at Brown's Woods

June 29 - Busy Bees at Fort Des Moines, Shelter #3

July 13 - Giants of the Prairie at Jester Park, Shelter #6

July 27 - Turtle Talk at Easter Lake, Shelter #4

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, Brown's Woods, Fort Des Moines Park, Easter Lake Park

Upcoming Times

Jester Park, Shelter #6

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022   12:00 PM

In 6 days

Easter Lake Park, Shelter #4

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022   12:00 PM