Thursday, December 6, 2012

Fayette County Conservation Board’s Calendar of Events for 2013


Here is the current Calendar of Events for 2013, please check back to see up date to this calendar as more public programs and activities are added.  Thank you for reading.

For more information about the events listed below contact: Dawn L. Amundson, Environmental Education Coordinator, Gilbertson Nature Center, 22580 A Avenue, Elgin, Iowa 52141, 563 – 426 – 5740, E-mail:  gncfccb@alpinecom.net.
UP DATED: 1/11/2013

January 2013:
CANCELLED due to the lack of safe snow to Cross-country Ski on.
Saturday, January 12, 2013  = Cross-country Ski Clinics
10 AM – 12 PM & 1 – 3 PM
Gilbertson Conservation Education Area, Gilbertson Nature Center, Cost $1.00 per person.
Please contact (563) 426 - 5740 or gncfccb@alpinecom.net to pre-register or for more information.

No Skiing but Alternate Programs are being Offered Saturday, January 26, 2013 = "Winter Fun"
Cross-country Ski Clinics  10 - 11:45 AM & 12:15 - 2 PM
Sponsored by TAKO
Heritage Farm Park, Clermont, Iowa
Please contact (563) 426 - 5740 or gncfccb@alpinecom.net for more information.

February 2013:
CANCELLED
Saturday, February 2, 2013 = “Snow Fun”, Osborn Nature Center, 10 AM – 12 PM & 1 – 3 PM
Cross-country Skiing Clinics and Snow Shoeing Clinics are being offered.  Cost $1.00 per person.
Please contact (563) 245-1516 to pre-register for one or more of these two clinics.

March 2013:
The Class is FULL as of 2/19/2013
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 7:30 AM - 5 PM & Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM = Hunter Safety Class, Gilbertson Nature Center,  Participants must Pre-register by calling 563-426-5740 or e-mailing: gncfccb@alpinecom.net

May 2013:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 = Petting Zoo, Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building and Hart Dummermuth Historical House Open for scheduled field trip groups only.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 = Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building, Hart Dummermuth Historical House, and Petting Zoo open for the summer season, Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday, May 27, 2013 = Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building, Hart Dummermuth Historical House, and Petting Zoo open for the summer season, Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

June 2013:
Friday, June 7, Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, 2013 = Free Fishing Weekend, Iowa Residents Only

Saturday, June 8, 2013 = Fishing with TAKO, Volga River State Park, 10 AM – 2:00 PM

July 2013:
TBA = Country Heritage Maize Maze Opens, Times to be announced, Contact: 563-419-1133

September 2013:
Monday, September 2, 2013 = The last day the Petting Zoo is open for the season.
           The Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building and Hart Dummermuth Historical House buildings will now be open when the Maize Maze opens the buildings or appointment only.

October 2013:
TBA = Haunted Maize Maze, Times to be announced, contact: 563-419-1133

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