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Dickinson Recycling Center helps with your spring cleaning needs

We all have it — that terrifying place in the basement or garage that is full of items we don’t know what to do with. Bulky TVs, a broken washing machine, scrapped tires, half-empty cans of paint, aerosol cans, used motor oil. The Dickinson Recycling Center can dispose of all the items that you just…

Spring photography contest winners

Congratulations to the winners of the spring photography contest.     Winners receive a Nature Store gift certificate, are featured on the nature center website, are the June Facebook photo cover and will be on prominent display in the nature center’s photography exhibit area. Entries for the next photography contest will be due Sept. 1. More…

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Earth Day Celebration this FRIDAY

Alfred Wallace died on Nov. 7, 1913, but that won’t stop him from gracing us with his presence during the Earth Day Celebration 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Dickinson County Nature Center. Naturalist Charles Vigdal will portray the “father of biogeography,” who spent his life collecting specimens from around the world. He is…