Monarch Fest lands again at Indian Creek Nature Center

Fortunately, any person can take small steps to aid monarchs and other native butterflies. “By planting native wildflowers and milkweed plants you will be helping not only the monarch but all local pollinators,” said Cossolotto. “Dandelions and clover are just a couple of plants that are great for pollinators.” […]

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Best of the CRANDIC 2018: Community

The results are in! Here are the winners of Little Village’s 2018 Best of the CRANDIC competition in the Community category, representing voters’ favorite people, places, organizations and innovations in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City area. […]

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New Concerts at the Creek series set to attract new visitors to Indian Creek Nature Center

The Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids), a longtime resource to nature enthusiasts, has recently updated and upgraded its campus. As part of that effort, the staff conducted some research to discover what sort of offerings the community might value. One result of that effort: the new Concerts at the Creek Series (see schedule below), which will feature concerts held at the organization’s new amphitheater. […]

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Tap into a fun weekend at the Indian Creek Nature Center

Indian Creek Nature Center

2016 Maple Syrup Festival Indian Creek Nature Center — Sat., Mar. 19 and Sun., Mar. 20, 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The maple syruping season is drawing to a close, and the folks at the Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids (6665 Otis Rd. SE) are getting set for their annual celebration. The Maple Syrup Festival […]

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Maple Syrup festival to celebrate Iowa’s sweetest harvest

Maple Syrup

The end of Iowa’s maple syruping season is approaching, and to celebrate the harvest, the Indian Creek Nature Center (6665 Otis Rd S.E., Cedar Rapids) will host their 32nd Annual Maple Syrup Festival on March 21 and 22. Although many associate the Northeast United States with maple syrup harvest, Jan Aiels, the Education Director at […]

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