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Weird Science camp registration due June 1

kiley : May 22, 2015 9:59 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, Our Parks and Places
The Dickinson County Nature Center is concocting plenty of fun for its Weird Science day camp 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15-17. Children ages 8-9 (as of June 1) will have a blast at the Okoboji nature center doing unusual and fun experiments each day. They will get to play games, participate ...
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Planting for pollinators — get involved!

kiley : May 18, 2015 11:17 am : Environmental Education, General Information, Our Parks and Places
The Dickinson County Conservation Board is committed to protecting monarch butterflies and other pollinators through the planting of milkweed and other native prairie species throughout the community. Students from the four Dickinson County school districts assisted in this mission during a planting project Tuesday, May 12, on six acres adjacent to ...
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DCCB welcomes IRVM vegetation specialist Aric Ping

kiley : May 15, 2015 8:20 am : Administrative, General Information, Our Parks and Places
Aric Ping has joined the Dickinson County Conservation Board as the new Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management vegetation specialist. The IRVM program will establish native, tallgrass prairie stands in the county right-of-ways in order to reduce runoff, reduce erosion and provide wildlife habitat as well as visually-appealing aesthetic in the ditches. After working ...
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Free summer programming!

kiley : May 11, 2015 8:53 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, Our Parks and Places
Summer in Okoboji means time spent outdoors, and if you can learn a little bit while having fun in the sun then it’s all the better. The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji provides free entertainment for all ages through a variety of programs including Hike the Wild, Nature Playtime for ...
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We Pedal Clean Water bike ride part of Arnolds Park 125th

kiley : April 24, 2015 8:55 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, Our Parks and Places
When a raindrop falls in the Iowa Great Lakes region, it can take many paths before entering one of the lakes. The path that water takes throughout the Iowa Great Lakes watershed impacts the quality of our water, and you can make a difference in that process. Take part in the We ...
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Birding on the Green begins May 4

kiley : April 23, 2015 2:48 pm : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, Our Parks and Places
Canadian geese, blue-winged teal and wood ducks galore. These waterfowl are only some of the species you can see during the Birding on the Green events held 7 a.m. the first Monday of the month May-September at Brooks National Golf Club in Okoboji, led by the Dickinson County Conservation Board. Beginner and ...
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