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Cancellation of American Indian Day, July 19th and Bus Tour, July 20th 2013

June 24, 2013
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Due to personal changes at the DCCB, the Dickinson County Nature Center is cancelling the American Indian, Life on the Plains Day Event on Friday, July 19th and the American Indian Bus Tour on July, 20th 2013. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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Added Science Program on Monday, July 1st “The Prairie Root Project”

June 20, 2013
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The Prairie Root Project by Carmen Pellish, University of Northern Iowa When: Monday, July 1st at 6PM Where: Dickinson County Nature Center Come and listen to Carmen Pellish, from the University of Northern Iowa, talk about her amazing prairie root project. She will be explaining her project growing prairie plant roots for displays ...

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Retirement Party for Barbara Tagami

June 12, 2013
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Retirement Party for Barbara Tagami Please join us as we honor Barbara Tagami’s 14 years of service as an environmental educator with the Dickinson County Conservation Board. Cake and refreshments provided.   When: Friday, June 28th, 2013 3PM til 6PM Where: Dickinson County Nature Center 2279 170th St. Okoboji, Iowa 51360

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Lakes Area Conservation Bike Ride this Saturday (June15) at 9am!

June 12, 2013
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Lakes Area Bike Ride The Iowa Great Lakes Watershed Project would like to announce a Lakes Area Bike Ride on June 15, 2013 from 9:00AM-12:00PM starting and ending at the Dickinson County Nature Center.  The bike ride is open to the public with no registration fee required, and refreshments provided throughout ...

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Saturday in the Park at Lost Island Nature Center this Saturday!

June 10, 2013
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The Lost Island Nature Center is having their annual event ‘Saturday In The Park’ on June 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and celebrating 20 years of Conservation, Education and Recreation.  Live Music, games, dutch oven cooking, crafts, fly tying, a live raptor and more.  Lunch will be available.   Live ...

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Microscope Studies

June 5, 2013
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Microscope Studies With Jerry Wiekamp, Retired Science Teacher and Nature Center Naturalists Monday – Thursday 12:30pm to 4:30pm, July 8th thru 11th, 2013 For 4th to 6th Graders If you like to investigate the world in a different way, this is an opportunity for your student to explore mini-worlds through microscopes. Students will make ...

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