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April Programs at the Nature Center

April 2, 2013
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Some of the Events happening at the Nature Center in April! Nature Playtime for Toddlers Tuesday, April 2nd at 10:30 am This series of programs at the Nature Center is geared for children ages 1-3, promoting sensorial activities using natural materials. Please call ahead to register: 712.336.6352 Earth Day at the Nature Center Saturday, ...

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Spring Hike this Saturday at 1pm

March 26, 2013
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Don’t forget this Saturday! Spring Easter Egg Hike led by Naturalist Charles Vigdal We will be talking about the changes that happen in Spring and we will find some Easter Eggs along the trail! For all ages! Saturday, March 30th starting at 1pm at the Nature Center Remember to dress for the weather!

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New Website Look

March 25, 2013
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Hey Everybody, Welcome to the new look of the Dickinson County Conservation Board and Nature Center site! We have all the same information and we also added a couple of awesome features. Stay tuned to new updates, new programs, and interesting news stories from us!

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Tuesday Night Science Program – Wild Edibles with Barbara

March 15, 2013
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On March 19th, 6pm at the Dickinson County Nature Center will be our next Tuesday Night Science Program, we will feature Barbara Tagami and her wonderful Wild Edible program. She will go over some recipes that feature native and wild foodstuffs that can be gathered or found in the spring. ...

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Sandhill Crane Migration BUS TRIP to Nebraska

March 1, 2013
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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…

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LAST CALL! Henry Doorly Zoo Bus Tour on February 9th, 2013

January 31, 2013
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Seat still available. Call today! Nationally renowned for its leadership in conservation and research, the Henry Doorly Zoo is much more than simply a “zoo” it is an experience that could only be matched by years of travel into some of the world’s most wild places. The 130-acre zoo houses more ...

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Wintergames Soupfest at the Nature Center

January 21, 2013
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4 different kinds of delicious soup! $7 for Adults and $4 for Children Served with crackers, bread, homemade treats, and cold/warm beverages Other Activities include Bird Feeder Kids Craft ActivityCrown and Tiaras Kids Craft ActivityBombass Kids Craft ActivityFamily Hikes at 11am and 2pmDecorative Pinecones ActivitySnow forts and snow graffiti *snow pending*

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Our Changing Climate: Stories from a Natural Resources Professional Program, Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6pm at the Nature Center

January 14, 2013
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Our Changing Climate: Stories from a Natural Resources Professional Program, Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6pm at the Nature Center

Public Science Lecture – Our Changing Climate: Stories from a Natural Resources Professional, Presented by Richard Leopold, Director of the Dickinson County Conservation Board Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6pm at the Nature Center Join us at the Nature Center for presentations on interesting conservation information that will deepen your appreciation of the ...

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Henry Doorly Zoo Bus Tour on February 9th, 2013

January 11, 2013
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Nationally renowned for its leadership in conservation and research, the Henry Doorly Zoo is much more than simply a “zoo” it is an experience that could only be matched by years of travel into some of the world’s most wild places. The 130-acre zoo houses more than 17,000 animals – ...

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Horseshoe Bend Sledding Hill Update (12/28/12)

December 28, 2012
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As of today, Friday Dec. 28th, the sledding is still closed. The “big snow” of last week was accompanied by strong winds, which actually blew all of the snow off the hill. The snow of yesterday and today, while it helps, is still too fluffy and will get pushed out ...

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