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Fall bird migration through Iowa isn’t rushed

October 5, 2017
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Photo of a hooded merganser duck

Sabine’s gull Sabine‚Äôs gulls are an Arctic species that typically migrate along the coasts or at sea, but one was spotted in Dickinson County in September. During the Sept. 30 Birdwatchers Anonymous birding trek, Lee Schoenewe and his group of birders found this rare species at a marsh just west of Little ...

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Big Spirit Lake’s perfect south shore

October 28, 2016
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Photo of shelter house by the lake

Only two years after the Dickinson County Conservation Board was established, it took on the care of a beautiful recreation area on the south side of Big Spirit Lake. The conservation board worked on an agreement with the State Conservation Commission for 25 years of management of Orleans Beach. The area ...

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