Posts by Dickinson County

Welcome

Photo of the Dickinson County Nature Center

“providing a peaceful retreat for visitors where natural, scenic and historical resources come togetherto create a living classroom to explore, learn, and foster an appreciation for our natural world.”

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Welcome

“providing a peaceful retreat for visitors where natural, scenic and historical resources come togetherto create a living classroom to explore, learn, and foster an appreciation for our natural world.”

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Wildlife Camera

Enjoy our live wildlife cameras streaming in Kenue Park, located near the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji, Iowa. We will have two of our locate wildlife families showcased on this live feed, our famous Okoboji osprey family on the nest in the summer months (April to Sept) and our new trumpeter swan (October to…

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Sandhill Crane Migration BUS TRIP to Nebraska

Each spring nearly 500,000 Sandhill Cranes gather along the Platte River in what is one of the planet’s most majestic natural phenomena. This month-long stopover provides the cranes with the opportunity to gorge on corn and other grains left over from the previous year’s harvest, along with the chance to take part in a truly amazing ritual, a dance.

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