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View the Eta Aquarids meteor shower May 6

kiley : April 29, 2016 11:43 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, mobile, Our Parks and Places
Halley’s Comet won’t return to the Earth’s vicinity until 2061, but people will be able to see its remnants this week. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through the orbital path of the comet. “The meteors are basically the Earth going through the tail of Halley’s Comet,” said Dickinson ...
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David Thoreson photography on display May-June

kiley : April 29, 2016 10:07 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, mobile, Our Parks and Places
Explorer, photographer, sailor — David Thoreson has had adventures all around the world, but he always ends up back home. Growing up in a small town in Iowa, Thoreson learned to sail and loved the waters of the Iowa Great Lakes as a boy. Images on display May-June in the eARTh ...
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Volunteer Appreciation Day 10 a.m. May 2

kiley : April 26, 2016 3:26 pm : Events and Activities, General Information, mobile, Volunteers

Permanent part-time job openings available

kiley : April 22, 2016 1:56 pm : Administrative, General Information, mobile
Employment applications are found here. Natural Resource Technician $15 per hour Open until filled The Dickinson County Conservation Board is looking to hire a permanent, part-time Natural Resource Technician. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for those looking to get their foot in the door in the conservation field. Gain experience in wildlife area ...
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Birding on the Green starts May 2

kiley : April 22, 2016 10:34 am : Environmental Education, Events and Activities, General Information, mobile, Our Parks and Places
The sight of a line of golf carts driving through Brooks National Golf Course is not unusual. However, the reason these golf carts are out the first Monday of each summer month is a bit out of the ordinary. The people driving them don’t have clubs. They don’t have a balls. ...
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Dickinson Recycling Center helps with your spring cleaning needs

kiley : April 15, 2016 8:39 am : General Information, mobile, Our Parks and Places
We all have it — that terrifying place in the basement or garage that is full of items we don’t know what to do with. Bulky TVs, a broken washing machine, scrapped tires, half-empty cans of paint, aerosol cans, used motor oil. The Dickinson Recycling Center can dispose of all the ...
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