Join us for the Bee & Butterfly Festival 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6!
4:30 p.m. Parachute games and songs
5:15 p.m. Special celebration honoring Delores Maser
6 p.m. Silly Sally
7 p.m. Forgotten Pollinators
Also featuring monarch tagging, a grounded hot air balloon (weather-permitting), wildfire activities, butterfly cookie decorating, face painting, crafts and more!
Earth Day Celebration
Participate in a fun, family event celebrating Earth Day.
Wings and Wetlands Weekend
8 a.m. May 11
Dickinson County joins other northwest Iowa county conservation boards for a fun weekend celebrating birds and wetland species. Dickinson County will host a Warbler Walk 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11, starting at the Marble Lake boat ramp east of Big Spirit Lake.
Bee & Butterfly Festival
4-8 p.m. Sept. 6
Our biggest event of the year focuses on our favorite pollinators, bees and butterflies. Join us and hundreds of guests for monarch butterfly tagging, entertainment, guest speakers, take-home crafts and more.
Family Glow Walk
6:30 p.m. Oct. 5
Enjoy a fall evening outdoors with the family. Wear glow gear and participate in fun glowing activities along the walk route.
Run the Bend 5K
11 a.m. Oct. 19
Go on a cross country run through the Horseshoe Bend Wildlife Area. Register online.
4 p.m. Oct. 31
Bring the kids to the nature center for a short program on coyotes, crafts and a costume parade before heading out to trick-or-treat. Everyone who wears a costume will get a honey treat.