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Backyard Habitat

Conservation Education 

  • Hike It Baby: Naturalist Walk
    Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM – Conservation Education Center, F.W. Kent park, 2048 HWY 6 NW, Oxford, IA 52322
  • Backyard Habitat
    Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM -- Conservation Education Center, F.W. Kent park , 2048 HWY 6 NW, Oxford, IA 52322
  • Hike It Baby: Naturalist Walk
    Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM – Clear Creek Trail, 3196 Half Moon Avenue NW, Tiffin, IA 52340

Hike It Baby is a national group with the goal to raise a generation to love the outdoors. Bring your little one (all ages invited, not just babies!) on this free naturalist-led hike. Indoor exploration of the Conservation Education Center is available following any hikes at Kent Park.  Please arrive 15 minutes early. Free. Reservations are not required for this event.

Backyard Habitat Interested in making your yard more inviting to the birds and the bees? This program will explore the requirements and designs to attract all sorts of wildlife to your property and make your yard a certified wildlife habitat. This free indoor program is designed for adults. Registration is requested; to register, email

Environmental education programs are offered at many of our parks and other venues throughout Johnson County.

The Johnson County Conservation Department and partner organizations offer numerous education programs throughout the year. Visit the Johnson County Conservation Board 
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