Calendar of Events

EB Lyons Interpretive Center Hours:

Staffing hours may vary. Please call the center before you come at 563-556-0620 for further information
Winter Hours M-F 9-4
Mines of Spain park open 4-10:30 year round
Updated June 22, 2014 5:26 PM


 


Summer Programs 2014

June 29, Sunday @ 1:00, Canoeing, Meet at the Canoe Launch Parking Area,  Canoe on Catfish Creek, Learn how to canoe, first come first serve, no reservation taken, free

June 25-27,  Wednesday to Friday , @ 8:00 am – noon – Day Camp, at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center,  Registration Required, no fee,  ages – Kindergarten to 6th grade (entering),  Learn about nature at the Mines of Spain. Hands on learning about nature, environment, history.  Great experience for any child.  Limited to 25.

July 12, Saturday, @ 1:00 Pella Wildlife Company with live Bobcat and Lynx, at EB Lyons Interpretive Center, Learn about the bobcat and the lynx and the mountain lion. Learn the differences between the three. Learn their habitats restrictions, their diet and more. 

July 13, Sunday,  @ 1:00  North American Butterfly Count , Start at EB Lyons Interpretive Center,  head out to other areas and count butterflies for research and science,  no experience needed. Count all the butterflies you see and become part of science.  All information is provided to the North American Butterfly Association and used to track populations and migrations of butterflies.  We will net some to show you the characteristics of several butterflies.  Wear long pants and closed shoes as counting is completed out in the prairies.  Nets and ID books will be provided.

July 15-17, Tuesday to Thursday, 8:00,  am – noon – Day Camp, at the EB Lyons Interpretive CenterRegistration Required, no fee,  ages – Kindergarten to 6th grade (entering),  Learn about nature at the Mines of Spain. Hands on learning will take you to Granger Creek, a prairie, or forest.  Great experience for any child.  Limited to 25

July 19  , Saturday,@ 1:00, Canoeing,  Meet at the Canoe Launch Parking Area,  Canoe on Catfish Creek, Learn how to canoe, first come first serve, no reservation taken, free

August 3 , Sunday, @ 1:00, Canoeing, Meet at the Canoe Launch Parking Area,  Canoe on Catfish Creek, Learn how to canoe, first come first serve, no reservation taken, free

August 10 , Sunday, @ 1:00   Smokey Bear 70th Birthday Party at EB Lyons Interpretive Center,  a party for everyone.  Children and adults welcome.  Games, cake, refreshments will make up the day.  Smokey will be here in person to greet you.  Activities and hikes will help you explore nature and learn about the environment and about fire.  No gifts pleaseJ


The programs are open to the public and are designed for people of all ages. Cost is free, unless otherwise noted.

Friends of The Mines of Spain, Dubuque, IA 52003-9214, 563-556-0620

All information contained within, Copyright MMXIV Friends of the Mines of Spain,
with special permission from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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