Posts Tagged ‘Programs’

Earth Day Celebration Trivia Night is family friendly

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Do you know what the monarch butterfly’s host plant is? What about the 10 essentials for hiking? Put your outdoor knowledge to the test during the Earth Day Celebration Trivia Night 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. “Through the years, we’ve celebrated Earth Day week in a lot…

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Welcome environmental education coordinator Bryanna Kuhlman

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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 would race…

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New Displays are on the Way!

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 the walls of the Nature…

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Upcoming programs in November and December 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

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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April Programs at the Nature Center

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, April…

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Soupfest 2013

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 began back in 2004;…

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Nature Playtime for Toddlers

    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 be about REPTILES!…

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