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Wednesday May 23 2018

  • Our youngest visitors can bring their imaginations as an SCI Programs Team member reads under the starry skies.

  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s native land and water turtles!

  • Here’s your chance to help a WHO-HD Channel 13 meteorologist give today’s live forecast as you learn about weather! Subject to change due to severe weather or technical difficulties.

  • Celebrate the turtles of Iowa during this special World Turtle Day event! Join us for turtle programming all day throughout SCI to learn about the different turtle species in Iowa, conservations efforts to help protect turtles, and even get the chance to meet and greet a turtle up close! Learn more at: https://www.worldturtleday.org/

  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s native land and water turtles!

  • Have you ever wondered what Snippy the Snapping Turtle eats? Come check out a feeding demonstration of one of SCI’s most ravenous reptiles! The snapping turtle feeding may be too intense for some visitors.

  • Join SCI Staff as we welcome Marlene Ehresman from the Iowa Wildlife Center and learn all about Iowa’s Common Snapping Turtle!

  • Join a team of soundscape ecologists to learn how the sounds around us can tell us more than we think about the environment in this full dome interactive presentation! Program and location subject to change.