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Nahant Marsh Holding Family-Friendly Events During October

October 10th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Holding Family-Friendly Events During October

Come out to Nahant Marsh Education Center this month and see what nature has to offer during this spooky time of year. The Marsh is hosting a variety of programs this month for all ages. Spend the morning examining mammal skulls with a naturalist to identify the animal and determine what it eats and what role it plays in the environment. There is also an evening program for those who cannot attend during regular business hours. Do you enjoy making things or are looking for a great DIY project? The Marsh is offering 2 Woodworking Workshops this month with no experience necessary! Make a harvest... Read More

Nahant Marsh Summer Interns Present Findings to Public

September 5th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Summer Interns Present Findings to Public

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Last week, summer research interns at Nahant Marsh hosted an open house poster session to share their projects with the public. 35 community members attended to learn more about the ongoing research done at the Marsh. Every summer, Nahant Marsh offers internships to students who enroll in Eastern Iowa Community College’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) summer research program. Students from various local colleges and universities (and sometimes high school) develop and carryout a scientific research project that not only helps them gain experience... Read More

Nahant Marsh Expansion Trail Tour with the Davenport Public Library

June 27th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Expansion Trail Tour with the Davenport Public Library

Explore the newest addition to Nahant Marsh with us! Recently, the preserve added a 39-acre property that is being restored to wetland habitat. This guided tour on Tuesday, June 29th at 3:00 pm will include information about the restoration project and participants will be able to observe the plant and wildlife that is benefiting from the project. We will meet at the Nahant Marsh Education Center at 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Be sure to dress for the weather. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/dpl-nahantmarshtour In case of inclement weather, please call the Library at 563-326-7832. This... Read More

Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week’s FUN10!

June 27th, 2021
Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

June 24th, 2021
Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

Celebrate biodiversity at the 6th annual BioBlitz, held at Illiniwek Forest Preserve from 2 p.m. on June 25 to 2 p.m. on June 26. A BioBlitz is an intensive survey of as many species as possible within a specified area during a 24-hour period. This is a rare opportunity to join over 40 scientists and naturalists from around the region as they survey mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, plants, insects, and much more! Friday Public Activities* 6:30 p.m.         Going Native– Niabi Zoo 7:30 p.m.         Birds of Prey– Iowa Raptor Center 8:30 p.m.         Owl Prowl... Read More

Enjoy A Beautiful Day At Nahant Marsh And Learn About Nature

February 5th, 2021
Enjoy A Beautiful Day At Nahant Marsh And Learn About Nature

Take a hike! Join a Naturalist for an interpretive trail walk through the Marsh. Hikes are offered year-round on the first Saturday of the month and give visitors an opportunity to learn more about the diverse flora and fauna of this unique natural area. Goodwill Donation goes towards our public education programs. February 6 9:00-10:00am Registration Required: https://nahantmarsh.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=791 For more information, click here.  Read More

Take A Hike! Head Out To Nahant Marsh

December 3rd, 2020
Take A Hike! Head Out To Nahant Marsh

Hey man, take a hike! Yup, take a free guided hike next Saturday at 9 a.m. at Nahant Marsh, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport! Join a Naturalist for an interpretive trail walk through the Marsh. Hikes are offered year-round on the first Saturday of the month and give visitors an opportunity to learn more about the diverse flora and fauna of this unique natural area. Goodwill Donation goes towards our public education programs. Preregistration required, and ya gotta go to this link to do it: https://nahantmarsh.z2systems.com/…/eventCalendarBig.jsp Get more details here.  Read More

Explore Davenport’s Nahant Marsh For Families In Nature This Weekend

November 13th, 2020
Explore Davenport's Nahant Marsh For Families In Nature This Weekend

There are so many fun things to explore and discover as a family at Nahant Marsh! Join Nahant Marsh (4220 Wapello Ave Davenport) for Families in Nature: Terrific Turkeys this Saturday Nov 14 from 10 – 11 a.m. Learn all about the unique characteristics of wild turkeys, just in time for Turkey Day! There is no fee for accompanying adults. Preregistration required at https://nahantmarsh.z2systems.com/np/clients/nahantmarsh/event.jsp?event=576.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 8th: Heroes, Veterans, Holiday Shopping and MORE!

November 8th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 8th: Heroes, Veterans, Holiday Shopping and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com! So... Read More

Hike On Down For A Free Guided Hike at Nahant Marsh

September 3rd, 2020
Hike On Down For A Free Guided Hike at Nahant Marsh

Explore nature and enjoy the outdoors with a Free Guided Hike at Nahant Marsh (4220 Wapello Ave. Davenport) this Saturday Sep 5 at 9 a.m. Join a Naturalist for an interpretive trail walk through the Marsh. Hikes are offered year-round on the first Saturday of the month and give visitors an opportunity to learn more about the diverse flora and fauna of this unique natural area. Goodwill Donations goes towards Nahant Marsh’s public education programs. For more information, please visit https://nahantmarsh.org/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest... Read More