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Nature & Gardening

Upcoming events

Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 1:00pm


Don't miss the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department's Annual Freeze Fest! Freeze Fest is an free indoor/outdoor learning event for families. Activities take place from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, February 6th at The Lodge at Terry Trueblood...

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Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 2:00pm


Guest speaker Benjamin Vogt, gardener, author, and manager of the prairie inspired design firm “Monarch Gardens LLC” in Lincoln, Nebraska which focuses on urban and suburban lawn to meadow conversions. He will be here to discuss learning from...

Adults Nature & Gardening

Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Andrew Dahl, the University of Iowa Urban Forestry Supervisor and Campus Arborist, will give a visual survey and commentary on the most notable of the 8,000 trees / 320 species of trees on the UI properties. Of note are two Conifer Reference Gardens...

Adults Nature & Gardening