The Dickinson County Conservation Board will participate in the annual Wings and Wetlands Weekend with two special events Saturday, May 10.
Join local birder Ed Thelen 8-10 a.m. for a walk through majestic Kettleson Hogsback State Park in Spirit Lake and search for warblers and other avian creatures. Meet at the ...
berkbedell : April 22, 2014 1:38 pm : General Information
Fire is an extremely important aspect in the health and diversity of a prairie. Prior to the arrival of Europeans on the American continent prairie fires occurred naturally due to lightning strikes, today though we use prescribed, controlled burns to safely maintain our native prairies.
Fire rejuvenates a prairie in many ...
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 ...
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