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Volunteer Appreciation Day is March 7

March 3, 2016
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Welcome to the bat cave

March 3, 2016
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Photo of faux bats hanging from the ceiling

It all started as the Dickinson County Conservation Board staff members met about what displays needed finished up in the spring of 2015. That’s when our director said he had a dream to have a bridge in the nature center that people could cross. It seemed simple, but put a bunch ...

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Jupiter is visible in the night sky

February 26, 2016
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It looks like a vivid star in the eastern sky, rising as the sun sets, but what you’re really seeing is the planet Jupiter on its closest approach to Earth. Jupiter reaches opposition on Tuesday, March 8, and naturalist Charles Vigdal will help you find it in the sky during the ...

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Glenda Drennen exhibit opens in April

March 20, 2015
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“I paint for pleasure.” You can see Glenda Drennen’s love for art overflowing in her watercolor paintings. The LeMars artist will have an exhibit April-June in the eARTh gallery inside the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji, and her paintings will focus on leaves. However, these might be leaves you haven’t seen ...

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2015 program schedule announced!

February 23, 2015
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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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Welcome

February 11, 2015
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“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

February 11, 2015
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“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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