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Monarch Tagging
Smith Lake Enclosed Campground Shelter (south)
Sunday, September 10
1:00 p.m.

Tagging Monarchs helps provide reseachers with data to track their geographic range, migration routes and population status of the butterfly. After a brief description of challenges facing Monarchs, we will venture to the prairie to catch and tag adults as they migrate south to Mexico for the winter. This program will be held weather pending.

Outdoor Women's Workshop
Water's Edge Nature Center
September 30
8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Join us for our annual Outdoor Women's Day! This year we will be traveling to Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge for a morning full of birdwatching, an aquatic bug study, and a prairie walk. In the afternoon we'll travel back to the nature center for trap shooting, canoeing/kayaking/paddleboarding and the making of gourd baskets. You must be a woman 18 years old or older to register for this program. To register call 515-295-2138 by September 22. Space is limited. This program is sponsored by the Kossuth, Emmet and Palo Alto County Conservation Board.

Halloween Hike
Water's Edge Nature Center
Saturday, October 21

More information coming soon! Stay tuned!