The Henry County Conservation Department is hosting two free programs in March. March 2nd from 4-6 p.m. join Maple Syruping with conservation staff. This program will be held at the Top-of-Hill area, in Oakland Mills County Park, at the Dorothy Family Maple Syrup Camp. Activities will include tapping trees, an evaporator demonstration, and syrup tasting. Participants can arrive any time between 4 and 6 p.m. All ages are welcome. Preregistration is appreciated but not necessary. This program is weather dependent so listen to KILJ 105.5 FM or check the Conservation Department Facebook page for changes or cancellations. FREE. On March 18th from 10-11:30a.m the program is Iowa Rocks and Geode Cracking with Mike Messer. How was Iowa formed and what creatures lived here long ago? Find out during this fun presentation. Mr. Messer, with assistance from Ron Brown, will show you the cool rocks and fossils that can be found in our state then end with cracking some geodes for kids to take home. All ages are welcome. Preregistration is appreciated but not necessary.
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