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Fossil Hunting Expedition Adventure to Floyd County

Hamilton County Conservation Naturalist Program 2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, IA

Join us for the Devonian Period  marine fossil hunting expedition adventure in Floyd County, Iowa. We will be on a quest at the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve for our 1 gallon bucketful of fossils. Bring your sack lunch, bucket, water, outdoor body protection (think bug spray) and join the car caravan. There is a strict minimum of 6 people to preregister so do it...

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Cops & Bobbers Fishing Derby

Hamilton County Conservation Naturalist Program 2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, IA

Get your kids hooked on fishing at the Cops & Bobbers Fishing Derby.  Children 3 to 14 years of age are eligible. Iowa residents are welcome to fish with your children/grandchildren on this free, no fishing license weekend. Basic fishing pole maintenance, ID your fish, fishing regulation, water safety and other basic fishing topics will be discussed. Come meet our friendly and positive Hamilton County...

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Introduction to the Atlatl

Hamilton County Conservation Naturalist Program 2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, IA

Catch Atlatl fever by coming to learn how to throw a long dart at a deer target with an atlatl. The atlatl predated the bow and arrow and is still popular for recreation and hunting. This program is for all ages of people who are curious about the trying an ancient primitive hunting weapon.

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Boone River Clean Up

Hamilton County Conservation Naturalist Program 2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, IA

Come and help clean up the garbage out of our Boone River. We will clean up 4.6 miles of the river from Riverside Park to the Briggs Woods Park. Bring your sunscreen, water, bug spray,  shovel, gloves, hat, sunglasses and canoes. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt!  Questions contact John Laird 515 297 0423 or jlaird@hamiltoncounty.org. More information can be found: https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Hamilton/Park/Briggs-Woods-Park-and-Golf-Course/Events/5567/Boone-River-Clean-Up.aspx

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