Join the Environmental Eduation Activites at the
Jingle Bells events held
Monday, December 12th at 4mile Commnity Cener, 6:00-7:30 pm
Thursday December 15th at Pioneer Columbus Community Center, 6:00-7:30 pm
Environmental Education will be making Pop Bottle Birdfeeders and Butterfly Seed Bombs. Other activiies wll include:
Visit with Santa, treats and gifts from Target, jump in the bounce house, choose your own handmade knit hats, popcorn, explore the model train demonstration, Avon painting nails, Iowa Dance Theatre “Nutcracker” characters & Toys for Tots gifts.
Toys for Tots Registration starts:
Tuesday, Nov 1,
to register call 248-6316
Des Moines Audubon Society’s 2016 Christmas Bird Count
Friday December 23, 8:30 am
Please contact count organizer Denny Thompson at 515 254 0837 or firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of time if you would like to participate. Teams will be made and various Des Moines areas will be covered. If you wish to remain at home but still want to be involved, you may do so by keeping track of the birds visiting your neighborhood, in your backyard and at your feeders. Keep track of how many of each species you see during the day and at the end of the day, report to Denny.
The Des Moines Christmas Bird Count has been held since 1948 and the data collected is useful in monitoring bird population trends.
You can find more details or at www.dmparks.org.
If you have questions contact Joel at parksEE@dmgov.org or 515-248-6369.
You can find future education events and activities by looking at our Calendar of Events.