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Feb 29, 2020

Feb 29, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Did you know there are around 400 different species of native bees in Iowa? These tiny insects are responsible for pollinating many of our food crops! Come to the Conservation Education Center at Kent Park to learn all about the amazing native bees in Iowa. After the presentation, you can stay to learn how to build and maintain a very special observation bee hotel, which will allow you to see these bees in action and boost your garden’s production. Thanks to Lowes in Coralville for supplyi...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 13, 2020

Mar 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 26, 2020

Mar 26, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Carolyn Green (BM ‘73), Managing Partner EnerGreen Capital Management    

Mar 31, 2020

Mar 31, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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The Environment & Sustainability Career Forum will involve networking with alums and local professionals working in various areas of Environmental Science, Geography, and Sustainability. All Students are welcome! This event is meant to be casual; appetizers provided. A networking prep session for this event will be offered directly prior to the event from 4:30-5:00 p.m. in the Academics Room, IMU. This event is sponsored by Pomerantz Career Center, Office of Sustainability and the Environ...

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Interdisciplinary, Scalable Solutions for a Sustainable Future (ISSSF) Background and Purpose The Interdisciplinary, Scalable Solutions for a Sustainable Future (ISSSF) project is funded by the Office of the Provost, Provost Investment Fund. This is a three-year project, beginning in 2019, with an annual budget of $100,000.  The primary aims for this project are to: Promote the University of Iowa as an important destination for research and teaching in the environmental and sustainabili...

Apr 3, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Apr 3, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 3, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Support the growth of free, public food by joining the community to establish the new Creekside Edible Forest. You will learn how to properly establish trees, shrubs and herbs that will feed families for years. Join us for a quick 15-minute tour or the full 3 hour learning opportunity. The event is free and open to everyone. FREE STUFF Free stuff will be available to all attendees. * Handouts about designing and establishing edible forests * Yummy snacks provided by New Pioneer Co-op ...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

All Day

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This conference will focus on our evolving relationship with water at a personal and societal scale, as well as what the future may hold if we continue our current trajectory. Through scientific discovery, diverse change agents, and foresight on future challenges, we will move into an equitable and verdurous world of the future. The Iowa Water Conference is the largest outreach and collaboration effort of the Iowa Water Center and is designed to bring together multi-disciplinary organizatio...

Apr 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stephanie Arne is the Wildlife and Conservation Ambassador for Curiosity Stream and the host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. An accomplished wildlife conservationist, Steph has worked in 18 countries and filmed stories on everything from polar bears to penguins. Steph has appeared on the Harry Connick Jr. Show, Animal Planet, and The Weather Channel, and recently became the Wildlife and Conservation Ambassador for Curiosity Stream. Currently, Steph and her husband, wildlife filmmaker, Tim...

Apr 10, 2020

Apr 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Food forests are diverse, multilayered communities of food producing plants. Using the techniques of permaculture, learn how to create a food forest for any space. Lunch will include food from our food forest. Photo courtesy of Loma Vista Farm

Apr 18, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Support your buzzing friends by joining the community to establish a large pollinator garden at the new Creekside Park Edible Forest. You will learn how to properly establish plants that attract pollinators, monarchs and birds. Join us for a quick 15-minute tour or the full 3 hour learning opportunity. The event is free and open to everyone. FREE STUFF Free stuff will be available to all attendees. * Seed packets for your own small pollinator garden * Handouts about designing and esta...

Apr 23, 2020

Apr 23, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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In 2016, Iowa received a $96.9 million grant from the US Department of Housing and Development to fund its vision for a more resilient state: The Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA). The goals behind the IWA include reducing flood risk, improving water quality, increasing resilience, engaging stakeholders through outreach and education, improving quality of life and developing a replicable program. This is a ‘flood-first’ program that focuses on improving rural watershed resiliency through adoptio...

Apr 23, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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In 2016, Iowa received a $96.9 million grant from the US Department of Housing and Development to fund its vision for a more resilient state: The Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA). The goals behind the IWA include reducing flood risk, improving water quality, increasing resilience, engaging stakeholders through outreach and education, improving quality of life and developing a replicable program. This is a ‘flood-first’ program that focuses on improving rural watershed resiliency through adoptio...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

May 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 5, 2020

Jun 5, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...