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Round, tiny and fluffy — participate in citizen science seed collecting program

October 13, 2017
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Butterfly milkweed, wild bergamot and prairie dropseed seeds Like each prairie plant, each plant seed is also unique — from flat, round seeds attached to fluff in milkweed plants to long, oblong seeds from big bluestem. You can learn all about native prairie seeds and how to collect them and put that ...

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Welcome environmental education coordinator Bryanna Kuhlman

April 7, 2017
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“We were messy little critters.” Environmental education coordinator Bryanna Kuhlman’s memories of her childhood spent outdoors in Menomonie, WI, have shaped her into who she is today. “We had forts in trees; we would catch frogs in retention ponds,” Kuhlman said. “I had my red bucket full of worms.” She and her sister ...

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New Displays are on the Way!

February 25, 2014
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Exciting changes are underway at the Nature Center! Our naturalists have been hard at work designing and producing an entirely new and exciting array of interior displays to inspire and educate our visitors as we wait for spring to arrive. On Monday these designs began the transition into reality as ...

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Upcoming programs in November and December 2013

November 7, 2013
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Tuesday Evening Public Science Programs Join us for presentations on interesting conservation information that will deepen your appreciation of the nature world and its history. No registration necessary, free to the public! Tuesday Nov 19th, 6pm – Winter Constellations with Charles Vigdal, Naturalist Tuesday Dec 17th, 6pm – Keep Okoboji Blue with Deidre Rosenboom Nature Playtime…

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Kayaking a Wetland Tour 2013 summer schedule

May 18, 2013
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Kayaking a Wetland Tour June 7th – Jemerson Slough with Tim Waltz, IDNR June 14th – Center Lake with Derek Namamy, Urban Conservationist June 21st – Pearl Lake, Minnesota June 28th – Anglers Bay, Big Spirit Lake with Mike Hawkins, IDNR July 12th – East/West Hottes Lake with John Wills, Clean Water Allaince July 19th…

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Okoboji Osprey Nest Camera Now Live and Osprey Program Tuesday, April 16th 6pm at the Nature Center

April 12, 2013
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The Okoboji Osprey are back! You can now watch these amazing birds raise their family from the comfort from your computer. Just like the world famous Decorah Eagle Camera you can log on to peek at our osprey nest day or night. Click Here to see the nest! The nest ...

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April Programs at the Nature Center

April 2, 2013
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Some of the Events happening at the Nature Center in April! Nature Playtime for Toddlers Tuesday, April 2nd at 10:30 am This series of programs at the Nature Center is geared for children ages 1-3, promoting sensorial activities using natural materials. Please call ahead to register: 712.336.6352 Earth Day at the Nature Center Saturday, ...

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Soupfest 2013

December 14, 2012
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Here at the Nature Center, we have been working hard at putting together a calendar of exciting events that are sure to provide a much-needed distraction from the cold winds outside. Our first big event of 2013 will be happening on the 26th of January, the 9th annual Soupfest! This tradition ...

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Nature Playtime for Toddlers

December 3, 2012
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    We are having our “Nature Playtime for Toddlers” program on Tuesday, Dec 4th at 10:30 am here at the Nature Center. This program is for your little one 1 to 3 year olds. We will do fun sensorial activities to get your little one excited about nature! This program will ...

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Cream of Pheasant, Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

November 29, 2012
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Cream of Pheasant, Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup by Barbara Tagami 2                PHEASANT BREAST MEAT 1/2 TSP       SALT 1/2 TSP       GARLIC POWDER OR 1 CLOVE FRESH GARLIC –SLICED 2 TSP          CHICKEN BOULLION OR 2 CANS CHICKEN BROTH BLACK PEPPER to taste COMBINE INGREDIENTS IN A POT AND ADD ENOUGH WATER TO COVER THE PHEASANT…

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