Will the mama bird take her baby back if you touch it?

June 30, 2015

We are planning on redoing our landscaping, and a volunteer bush on the corner of the house needs to come out. However, my husband Snapchatted a picture to me of a robin, and she decided to make her nest right in the bush. Needless to say, that bush will not Read More »

Grant supports garden improvements

October 17, 2014

The Dickinson County Conservation Board received a $6,200 grant from the Dickinson County Endowment Fund to expand the native gardens outside the nature center’s Butterfly House within Kenue Park in Okoboji. This grant funding will be used toward three specific additions in and around the existing gardens. “The goal of Read More »

Dickinson Co. Conservation gets award for Technology Outreach!

October 4, 2013

Over the past weekend Dickinson County received a special recognition for its outstanding Technology Outreach in 2013, awarded by the Iowa Association of County Conservation Boards (I.A.C.C.B.) . This include the wildly popular new Dickinson County Conservation Board website, Okoboji Osprey Live Web Camera, new emailing system through Mailchimp and Read More »

Cream of Pheasant, Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

November 29, 2012

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 Read More »

Slow-cooked Canada Goose Vegetable Stew

November 29, 2012

As promised, I bring you the first of many Barbara Tagami Wild Edibles recipes. We hope you enjoy it! (Wild game jambalaya recipe) We would love to hear your thoughts on the recipe, your comments after tasting it, or even your own recipes – if you’re willing to share. Just Read More »

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