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Maple Syruping

This young lady watches as a drip of sap falls from the tap into the collection bucket

Maple Syruping Saturday, March 7th 10:00 – 11:00 am Russell Wildlife Area The Mahaska County Conservation Board is hosting a “Maple Syruping” program on Saturday, March 7th. The program will be held from 10:00-11:00 am in the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area. Participants will learn about the history and techniques of maple syruping. […]

Community invited to Dare Ya’ Expo at Penn Central Mall March 29


MCRF will host the first Dare Ya’ Expo: we dare ya to try what Mahaska Community has to offer at Penn Central Mall on March 29th, 2015. The event will include a variety of interactive stations to re-introduce clubs, events, activities that happen in your own back yard. You can walk the recreation trail on […]

Fields of Faith Event Features Linda Hoskins

William Penn University

The William Penn University Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be sponsoring a Fields of Faith event on campus at the PAC in the indoor football practice facility starting at 6:00 PM on Saturday, February 28. The evening will feature contemporary Christian music as well as the speaker Linda Hoskins, a 1977 graduate of WPU. Hoskins, […]

All Bugs Good and Bad; Pesticide Strategy

Iowa State University Extension

Webinar Encore All Bugs Good and Bad are monthly webinars presented nationally by eXtension. They provide practical information utilizing Extension staff across the nation. Kaci Buhl, Oregon State University & National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) presented a webinar on Pesticide Strategy February 6, 2015. The NPIC is the source for science based pesticide information. All […]

Seed Starting—Lunch & Learn – Friday, March 6

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Extension and Master Gardener Linda Spears will offer an opportunity to learn about starting your own seeds. Linda has started seeds for over six years, especially heirloom tomatoes. Linda and her husband have just constructed their own small greenhouse. Bring your lunch and learn from Linda! Noon to 1pm – Presentation and Questions […]

Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar Saturday, March 28 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Russell Wildlife Area Are you or your children interested in learning about hunting wild turkeys this spring? The Mahaska County Conservation Board is offering a Turkey Hunting and Safety Seminar on Saturday, March 28th from 10:00 am until 3:30 pm at the […]

Mahaska Stitch ‘n’ Quilt Guild To Host Open Sewing Day

Mahaska Stitch ‘n’ Quilt Guild, which recently held a quilt show at Penn Central Mall, is conducting an open sewing day at Penn Central Mall Center Court Area on February 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. An “Open Sewing Day” is a day members gather to sew projects that are of individual interest, […]

Saw Whet Search at Russell Wildlife Area

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Saw Whet Search at Russell Wildlife Area Friday, February 20th 10:00 am – Noon The Northern Saw-whet Owl is a small, rare wintertime visitor that can be found in cedar tree groves. Once seen perched on a tree in daylight, they will not move and allow you to look at them up close. Come out […]

Sugarmakers in the Sugarbush

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Sugarmakers in the Sugarbush at Russell Wildlife Area Friday, February 20th 8:30 – 10:00 am If you would like to help the Mahaska County Conservation Board collect maple tree sap that will be made into maple syrup, then come out to the Russell Wildlife Area on Friday, February 20th from 8:30-10:00 am. We will hike […]

Third Thursday Family Friendly Workshops on Creative Composting

Iowa State University Extension

Stop N See Us as Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Mahaska County offers monthly Family Friendly Workshops. Anyone interested in the topic is encouraged to attend. February 19 topic is creative composting. The workshop is geared to families who garden or who are hoping to garden or are new to composting. There will […]

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