A.C.O.R.N. - Adult Conservation Oriented Responsible Neighbors; an adult program for those interested in conservation and environmental education topics.






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Henry County Conservation Department

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A.C.O.R.N.
 
Adult Conservation Oriented Responsible Neighbors

"We're all a bunch of nature nuts!"

Molly Brown in Hannibal 

  ACORN logoACORN is an adult program for those interested in conservation and environmental education topics. There are no membership fees and no commitments. Feel free to attend the programs that suit your interests. Day trips, guest speakers, and craft-making are some of the activities planned for this group. For more information or to reserve your seat, contact the Henry County Conservation Department's Office at (319) 986-5067. All programs depart from or are held in the EE classroom of the Oakland Mills Nature Center.

A.C.O.R.N. 2017 SCHEDULE:
 

 This schedule may be subject to change. All programs will meet at the Oakland Mills Nature Center for 2017.

Please note that you may now make RSVP reservations on mycountyparks.com, click Events, for these programs.

May None.

June 20th 10:00 a.m. Container Gardening. Powerpoint followed by make and take activity outside on the classroom patio. Free program. RSVP deadline June 13th to ensure enough supplies for all participants.

July None.

August 24th 10:00 a.m. Planets and Constellations. Powerpoint in the classroom. Free program. RSVP deadline August 21th.

September None.

October None.

November 17th 1:00 p.m. Winter Animals. Powerpoint and hands-on activities in the classroom. Free program. RSVP deadline November 14th.

December 15th 10:00 a.m. An Inconvenient Truth. Showing of the film followed by annual holiday potluck in the classroom. Film length 96 minutes. Free program. Deadline December 11th for accurate lunch count. Donít forget a homemade nature ornament to continue our friendship tree tradition!

*Reminder postcards and/or emails are sent out each month for those that are interested in the A.C.O.R.N. program. All dates/destinations are subject to change. Reminders may be different than this calendar. Final costs, itineraries, and deadlines are announced when the reminders are sent. You may also listen to Cari Nicely, Naturalist, on KILJ Radio on the first Thursday of the month for updates to all programs.

   

 
             

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