Photo Challenge: Virtual Nature Quilt

Participate in a Quilting Bee of a whole new variety, no sewing skills needed! Your challenge over the next 6 weeks is to create a virtual “quilt block” of nature...

Nature Club PLUS: Butterflies & Moths

More than 100 different types of butterflies and moths call Iowa home and nearly half have special conservation status. Join us to learn about these beautiful - and sometimes bashful...

Nature Club: Butterflies & Moths

More than 100 different types of butterflies and moths call Iowa home and nearly half have special conservation status. Join us to learn about these beautiful - and sometimes bashful...

Health & Wellness Series: Family Yoga

Move! Breathe! Stretch! Grow! Students will practie breathing techniques, stretching, and moving their bodies in mindful and playful ways as they learn basic yoga poses. Movements are taught through themes,...

Curbside Craft Kit: Fairy Doors

A fairy door is a magical portal between this world and the fairy world. These doors are usually found on the trunk of a tree, the base of a stump,...

Nature Club PLUS: Crickets & Grasshoppers

Leap! Chirp! Join us to learn all about these long-legged insects and look for crickets and grasshoppers in the meadow! Nature Club Plus is best suited to school-age children. For...

Nature Club: Crickets & Grasshoppers

Leap! Chirp! Join us to learn all about these long-legged insects and look for crickets and grasshoppers in the meadow! Nature Club is best suited to ages 2-5. For older...

Fall Home School Day

Our many trails, trees, streams, ponds, and prairies make the Arboretum one of the best outdoor classrooms in central Iowa. By pre-registering for this special open house event geared towards...

DNR Furs Program: Cancelled

Meet Conservation Officer Sergeant Dustin Eighmy and learn all about Iowa furbearers – the mammal species that have traditionally been hunted or trapped for their fur. You’ll get up close...

Nature Club PLUS: Intro to Trees

Trees are found just about everywhere, from forests to parks to your own neighborhood or back yard. Trees provide places to play and shade for humans while also housing and...

Nature Club: Intro to Trees

Trees are found just about everywhere, from forests to parks to your own neighborhood or back yard. Trees provide places to play and shade for humans while also housing and...

Story time in the Willows

Award winning author, Megan Cline, will be reading her children's books at Willow Bridge July 21st from 9-10 AM. Her character Winston is a curious and thoughtful little wombat who...