All Events

Make plans to attend one of the many environmental events and activities in the Quad City area throughout the year. Check here regularly for the most up-to-date information.
Saturday, January 31, 2015:   11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Event: Bettendorf School District Science Expo
Saturday, January 31, 2015:   11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Event: Bettendorf School District Science Expo
Description: Join Wapsi River Center Director Dave Murcia, in supporting this year’s Bettendorf Community School District’s science expo with live bird of prey sessions! Come learn about these beautiful predators up close including owls and falcons.
Category: Upcoming Events
Location: Bettendorf
3333 18th Street
Bettendorf , IA 52722

Fee: Free
Sponsor: Bettendorf Community School District
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/wapsi.php
Event Contact: Dave Murcia
jmurcia@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

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Saturday, February 7, 2015:   10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Event: Winter Fun Day
Saturday, February 7, 2015:   10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Event: Winter Fun Day
Description: Wapsi River Center for a fun-filled day of winter activities. This is an event the whole family can enjoy, so plan to come out and discover winter at its best. A limited number of skis and snowshoes are available, so please call to reserve equipment; (563) 328-3286. BYOM ~ Bring your own mug. 10:00 A.M. Cross Country Ski 12:30 P.M. Snow Shoe Nature Hike 2:00 Winter Bird Feeding 3:00 Fabulous Furs 4:30 Chili Cookoff
Category: Upcoming Events
Location: Wapsi River Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, IA 52745

Fee: Free
Sponsor: Scott County Conservation
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiwoa.com/conservation/wapsi.php
Event Contact: Michael J. Granger
mgranger@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

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Saturday, February 14, 2015:   10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Event: Citizen Science: Back Yard Birds
Saturday, February 14, 2015:   10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Event: Citizen Science: Back Yard Birds
Description: Please join seasonal naturalist, Becky Horton, and show your “love” for birds on Valentine’s Day by attending our first installment of our Citizen Science series and learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count. The Great Backyard Bird Count occurs from February 13th -16th, 2015 and is hosted annually by the Cornell Lab of Ornighology and the National Audubon Society. Learn how to get involved with this research project and how you can conduct your own backyard bird count at home on February 15th and 16th. During this program, we will also learn about other winter citizen science projects, bird migration, and play our “Migratory Mayhem” board game. Please call (563) 328-3286 to sign up for this informative lesson.
Category: Upcoming Events
Location: Wapsi River Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, IA 52745

Fee: Free
Sponsor: Scott County Conservation Board
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/wapsi.php
Event Contact: Michael J. Granger
mgranger@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

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Saturday, February 28, 2015:   10:00 A.M.
Event: Cocoa Picasso: Snow Science
Saturday, February 28, 2015:   10:00 A.M.
Event: Cocoa Picasso: Snow Science
Description: In this kid-friendly art class, participants will learn about a wintery theme, then warm up inside by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and bring what they learned to life in a guided step-by-step beginner painting experience. This class is targeted for kids, with help from their parent or guardian. Cost is $5 per painting for materials. B.Y.O.M. (Bring Your Own Mug). Registration is limited to 10 painters, so please call ahead. (563) 328-3286.
Category: Upcoming Events
Location: Wapsi River Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, IA 52745

Fee: $5.00 per Painting
Sponsor: Scott County Conservation Board
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/wapsi.php
Event Contact: Michael J. Granger
mgranger@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

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Saturday, February 28, 2015:   1:00 P.M.
Event: Maple Syruping
Saturday, February 28, 2015:   1:00 P.M.
Event: Maple Syruping
Description: Come join Tom Greene to discuss the history of syruping, tree identification, and then make maple candy! Fun for the whole family. Please call to pre-register (563) 328-3286.
Category: Upcoming Events
Location: Wapsi River Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, IA 52745

Fee: Free
Sponsor: Scott County Conservation Board
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/wapsi.php
Event Contact: Michael J. Granger
mgranger@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

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Saturday, March 7, 2015:   1:00 P.M.
Event: Maple Syruping
Saturday, March 7, 2015:   1:00 P.M.
Event: Maple Syruping
Description: Come join Tom Greene to discuss the history of syruping, tree identification, and then make maple candy! Fun for the whole family. Please call to pre-register (563) 328-3286.
Category: Unassigned
Location: Wapsi River Center
331555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, IA 52745

Fee: Free
Sponsor: Scott County Conservation
Event Website: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/waspi.php
Event Contact: Michael J. Granger
mgranger@scottcountyiowa.com
563-328-3286

   
   
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