Thursday, June 10: Star Walk, Eden Valley Refuge, 1415 50th Ave., Baldwin, 8:30 p.m. We will caravan from the nature center to McAndrews Wildlife Area. This walk is along a path winding up a large hill to a clear view of the sky. The area is largely grassland and known to host bobolinks and dickthistles, both fairly rare birds on our changed landscape. You may climb as far as you like the return will be all down-hill. Call (563) 357-0759 for information and registration. 

Friday, June 11: Nature Story, Rock Creek Marina & Campground, 3942 291st St., Camanche, 10:00 a.m. Enjoy playing in nature and creating your own nature story through a reading and activities.

Saturday, June 12: Eden Valley Refuge, 1415 50th Ave., Baldwin, 1-4 p.m. An informative guide will be on site.

Sunday, June 13: Building Better Birders and Citizen Scientists Workshop, Eden Valley Refuge, 1415 50th Ave., Baldwin, 1-4 p.m. We’ll conduct bird walks throughout the day and into the night lead by professional birder Kelly McCay. Sit down presentations will include visits with live raptors and sessions on woodpeckers, doves and warblers will include a drawing. You will want to pack a cooler for lunch and dinner. Let us know which sessions you will attend by calling (563) 847-7202.

Sunday, June 13: Sunset Cruise, Rock Creek Marina & Campground, 3942 291st St., Camanche, 9 a.m. Cruise the big river with a naturalist guide and discover it’s wildlife, attractions and history. Call 563-259-1876 to reserve your seat.

Monday, June 14: Storytime with Snakes, Clinton Public Library, 306 8th Ave. S., 2 p.m. This session of Clinton Public Library’s Summer Reading Club will feature live snakes of Iowa along with a story.