The Okoboji osprey landed in their nest outside the Dickinson County Nature Center on Monday, April 7.
The osprey usually return in April, although this year was slightly earlier than usual. This will be the fourth nesting for the banded male and wild female, who raised three successful babies last year.
The Dickinson County Conservation Board will host its annual Earth Day Celebration 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji.
All ages will enjoy the variety of events going on 4-6:30 p.m., including outdoor hikes, children’s activities and even a make-and-take spring craft.
Jane Shuttleworth, education coordinator ...
Naturalist Internship Position for Dickinson County Conservation Board
Salary – $10/hour, 40 hour per week
Seeking seasonal summer naturalist intern under direct the supervision of the naturalist and general supervision of the director. The naturalist intern will assist the naturalists in the development and presentation of interpretive programs to schools age children, ...
From a bunch of sticks and grass. . .
to a 5-by-5 foot osprey nest!
This is just one of the many exhibits being created inside the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. If you haven’t been here for a while, make sure to stop by and see all the progress that ...
The Dickinson County Nature Center will be closed Thursday, March 13.
The conservation board is hosting the Iowa Association of Naturalists conference March 12-14 and will have in-house seminars and programs Thursday, so it will be closed to the public.
We apologize for the inconvenience but hope you will come on another ...
The Dickinson County Conservation Board welcomes community relations coordinator Kiley Roth.
Roth will act as volunteer coordinator, office manager and will assist in environmental education.
“I’m joining the conservation board at an exciting time as exhibits, programming and offerings are expanding at the nature center,” Roth said. “I am looking forward to ...
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