Administrative

Conservation aide position still open

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Applications are now being accepted for the seasonal position of conservation aide. Download a Dickinson County Application. For more information on this opportunity, check out the links below. Conservation Aide Description: This position will assist with all aspects of development of county wildlife areas, parks, and trails; including routine area and facility maintenance, management of upland habitat, tree…

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Earth Day Celebration April 17

When famed conservationist Aldo Leopold was a child, he loved to get up early and traipse to the local diner for breakfast with his dad. Then the pair would head off to a local marsh to soak in the beauty of nature while they waited for ducks to arrive to the Leopolds’ favorite hunting spot.…

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2015 program schedule announced!

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From expanded summer day camps to Art & Nature classes to Hike the Wild, 2015 is going to be a fun and educational year for the Dickinson County Conservation Board and Nature Center. Check out all the programs and special events we have to offer!

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Hiring IRVM – Vegetation Specialist

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IRVM Vegetation Specialist $38,000-$42,000 Summary: The general implementation of activities associated with all aspects of vegetation management within county secondary road right-of-ways (ROW)/Dickinson County Conservation managed property.  Work activities focus on the continued maintenance and development of safe travel corridors for vehicles, biological management of desired vegetation types along those corridors and Dickinson County Conservation…

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Art & Nature series begins

Earth without art is just eh. Dickinson County Conservation environmental education coordinator Karess Knudtson certainly thinks so. An artist herself, Knudtson sees the profound impact when people realize the connection between art and nature. The conservation board is hoping to educate people on this connection through a new series called Art & Nature being implemented…

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Tubing hill not open yet!

The tubing hill at the Horseshoe Bend Winter Sports Area in Milford will not be open this weekend. Due to the dry snow variety, the high winds have blown the snow off the hill and there is not enough to run the tubing lift system. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to have…

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Siouxland Tour finals at Okoboji Gold Disc Golf Course

The clang of plastic hitting metal and the sound of chains rustling often ring through Kenue Park as people take on the challenge of the Okoboji Gold Disc Golf Course. Players are invited to compete in the first tournament on the property Saturday, Oct. 11, as the Siouxland Tour has its finals in Okoboji. Finals…

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Recycling center manager hired

The Dickinson Recycling Center offers local residents a way to responsibly dispose of certain products, and new manager Sawyer Marco is there to oversee all operations. Marco grew up in Worthington, MN, and graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College in 2012 with an associate’s degree in criminal justice. He then attended Northwest Iowa…

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