Environmental Education

Community Drumming program to celebrate Spring!

Wednesday May 8th, 7pm to 9pm at the Dickinson County Nature Center   Practiced by many diverse cultures of the world, drumming is a vehicle for healing, expanding consciousness and community building. Join us with special guest Avis Davis leading this community drumming. Free to the public and all ages welcome! Bring your drum or…

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Wings and Wetlands Weekend 2013 Schedule May 9th and 11th

Wings and Wetlands Weekend 2013 Schedule of Events in Dickinson County THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013 “TRUMPETER SWAN RESTORATION PROJECT” – Presented by the Naturalists 6 PM at the Nature Center Join us at the Nature Center to see a live Trumpeter Swan and hear the Naturalists talk about the swans successful reintroduction to Iowa! SATURDAY,…

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Soil and Water Conservation Week

Soil and Water Conservation Week April 29th thru May 4th The Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District is teaming up with the Dickinson County Conservation Board to bring you programs to inform you about the importance of our water and what you can do to protect it. Schedule of Events Tuesday, April 30th thru…

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Earthday Events Saturday with live animal displays!

Earth Day Schedule of Events at the Nature Center Saturday, April 20th 10am to 8pm at the Dickinson County Nature Center SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS 11:00 AM “Red-tail Hawk” with Christina Roelefs, Shelby County Naturalist.  Christina will share her knowledge about Redtail Hawks and have a live hawk for an up close and personal view of…

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Art of Flyfishing Class postponed because of winter weather

We are postponing our “Art of Flyfishing” class tonight Tuesday April 9th, 2013 at 6pm because of the icy conditions. We will have it next Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 at 6pm at the Dickinson County Nature Center. Sorry for the inconvenience and be safe! For more information contact the Nature Center at 712-336-6352

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Okoboji Ospreys are back!

The ospreys have returned to the Nature Center! So far, we have only spotted two in the area. A male and female. Here is a picture of them fixing up their nest. You can watch them too by clicking on the “LIVE WEB CAM” on the main page in the upper left side of the…

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Nature Center Program Correction on Tuesday, April 16th

Tuesday Night Science – Return of the Okoboji Osprey Tuesday, April 16th at 6pm Instead of “Okoboji reads Leopold” program we will have “Return of the Okoboji Osprey” program  Tuesday, April 16th at 6pm in the Nature Center. The Osprey are back at the Nature Center! Come to our Tuesday night science program and learn…

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