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Graphic about Volunteer Appreciation Day

Volunteer Appreciation Day moved to July 11 due to July 4 holiday

Photo of naturalists giving a program in the outdoor amphitheater

Get your children outside this summer

If you’re looking for something educational to occupy your children’s time this summer, look no further than the Dickinson County Nature Center. Free youth programming is held each week at the nature center in Okoboji — Nature Tots for ages 2-5, Nature Explorers for ages 6-9 and Young Naturalists for ages 10-12. “I love that…

Image of a poster regarding a Wild Edibles class

Find out how you can eat for free

The great Okoboji outdoors is a wealth of beautiful wildlife, glistening bodies of water, and wild … food? Iowa Lakes Community College’s GROW program comes to the Dickinson County Nature Center for a Wild Edibles class 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, July 15. Naturalist Charles Vigdal will take adults through the rules and tips of finding edible…