Upcoming Events

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Reduce, Reuse, Create!
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Wild Whiterock: Wildflower Walk
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Slow Sunday Drive
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Trail Volunteer Workday
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Iowa Star Party Public Night
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Trail Volunteer Workday

August 20, 2022, 2:00:00 PM

Join us as we work to maintain and improve the trails at Whiterock! We will provide all tools and training needed. Gain new skills, learn about our trails, and have fun!

Wild Whiterock: Wildflower Walk

August 6, 2022, 3:00:00 PM

Enjoy a morning hike and wildflower ID session with Whiterock staff. This session will focus on identifying different plant families.

Wild Whiterock: Night Hike

July 24, 2022, 2:30:00 AM

Learn about creatures of the night and dark skies while hiking under the stars at Whiterock Conservancy!

Wild Whiterock: Night Hike

July 24, 2022, 2:30:00 AM

Learn about creatures of the night and dark skies while hiking under the stars at Whiterock Conservancy!

Wild Whiterock: July Star Party - FULL

July 31, 2022, 1:30:00 AM

Join Ames Area Amateur Astronomers (AAAA) and Whiterock Conservancy for an evening under the stars at the Star Field Campground! ​

All About Water with the Bayard Library

July 13, 2022, 8:00:00 PM

Be ready to get your hands wet and come join us in Bayard to learn about water, such as water creatures and water quality!

Reduce, Reuse, Create!

August 5, 2022, 11:30:00 PM

Come join us at the Bur Oak Visitors Center to learn about everyday sustainability and create crafts from reusable materials! We will be making t-shirt bags and recycled newspaper baskets.

Participants should bring old shirts and register so we can plan supplies accordingly.

Wild Whiterock: Plant Key Out

July 16, 2022, 7:00:00 PM

Learn how to identify flowering plants using a key around the Historic Garst Farmstead Ponds! No prior plant skills are needed.

Pieces of Whiterock with the Bayard Library

July 6, 2022, 8:00:00 PM

Come join us in Bayard to learn about Whiterock Conservancy while seeing and feeling pieces of Whiterock, such as feathers, rocks, plants, and bones!

Whiterock Ultra 2022 - RACE

July 9, 2022, 5:00:00 AM

*ALL trails are closed on July 9 from 12 a.m. - 6 p.m. for the race. *Join us on Saturday, July 9, for the second running of the Whiterock Ultra! All race-day activities will be held on the trails of the scenic and sprawling Whiterock Conservancy.

Iowa Gravel Classic - RACE

July 1, 2022, 9:00:00 PM

*Star Field Campground is closed to the public on July 1 for the race.* Iowa Gravel Classic offers your choice of 100 miles or 100 kilometers of self-supported adventure on the best gravel and dirt roads in the area.

Trail Volunteer Workday

July 16, 2022, 2:00:00 PM

Join us as we work to maintain and improve the trails at Whiterock! We will provide all tools and training needed. Gain new skills, learn about our trails, and have fun!