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We want your opinion!

kiley : July 24, 2014 8:51 am : Administrative, Events and Activities, General Information, Our Parks and Places
The Dickinson County Conservation Board is seeking input from the public about county parks, wildlife areas and nature programs. As part of a Dickinson County Conservation planning process, residents are invited to share their thoughts and suggestions on current and potential county conservation facilities and programming by filling out an online survey (Click ...
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Watercolor workshop with Anita “Katie” Plucker

kiley : July 24, 2014 8:25 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, Fundraising, General Information, Our Parks and Places
Local artist Anita “Katie” Plucker will host a watercolor workshop Aug. 13-15 at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. The intermediate-level workshop for those with watercolor experience will be held 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 13-15 and costs $155. Plucker will review necessary watercolor supplies — valuable information for all levels of ...
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Tuesday Night Science cancelled July 29

kiley : July 23, 2014 4:31 pm : Administrative, Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information
“Why Should You Do Native Landscaping?” with urban conservationist Derek Namanny has been cancelled for Tuesday, July 29. We’re sorry for the inconvenience and hope you join us for the next program, “Perseids Meteor/Summer Constellations,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. For questions, please call ...
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Recycling Manager job opening

kiley : July 22, 2014 9:35 am : Administrative, General Information, Our Parks and Places
JOB TITLE:                          Recycling Manager FLSA:                                    Nonexempt REPORTS TO:                    Executive Director DATE APPROVED:                        10/07 Wage:                                    $34,000 – 38,000 depending on experience with standard county benefits Closed Date:                        open until filled   Job Summary: Under supervision of the Executive Director, performs administrative duties, material processing, customer service and maintenance work, as part of operations of the Recycling Center and ...
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Soil is your friend

kiley : July 16, 2014 4:19 pm : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information
It’s time to get a little dirty. Dickinson County Conservation Board naturalist Karess Knudtson will lead a soil painting workshop 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Wildwood Nature Preserve in Spirit Lake. She will discuss the importance of soil health and will help participants explore different types of soil. Then everyone ...
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From the toilet to the plant…

kiley : July 14, 2014 12:44 pm : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information
When you flush your toilet, what happens to everything that goes down the drain? It eventually ends up at the Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Facility in Milford. You can see exactly what happens there during a plant tour Tuesday, July 15. Meet at 6 p.m. at the Dickinson ...
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