News & Announcements

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Horseshoe Bend tubing hill closed Feb. 20-21

With the poor snow conditions on the Horseshoe Bend tubing hill, the Winter Sports Area will be closed Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 20-21. We still encourage you to head outside and enjoy this beautiful weather! The tubing hill will only be open on scheduled days when the hill has at least six inches of snowpack. To check weather…

Wild game jambalaya

This is one of my favorite wild game recipes, because I throw pretty much whatever protein I have in the freezer in this dish. My favorite combination so far has been with wood duck, venison and sausage. I’m also thinking of trying it with fish! Jambalaya (adapted from Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen Cookbook) 1/2…

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Seasonal job opportunities available.

Applications are now being accepted for the seasonal positions of conservation aide and naturalist intern. Download a Dickinson County Application for each position and send to Dickinson County Nature Center, 2279 170th St., Okoboji, IA 51355. For more information, call 712-336-6352 or e-mail Natural Resource Technician (three seasonal positions) $10.50 per hour Typical duties and responsibilities Assist with…