St. Patty’s Pajama Party
6:30 p.m. March 16
Come to the nature center to learn about all things green. Wear your pajamas. A fun snack will be provided.
Earth Day Celebration
Participate in a fun, family event celebrating Earth Day.
Wings and Wetlands Weekend
Dickinson County joins other northwest Iowa county conservation boards for a fun weekend celebrating birds and wetland species. Dickinson County will host a Warbler Walk 8 a.m. Saturday, May 12, starting at the Marble Lake boat ramp east of Big Spirit Lake.
Insect Identification class
10 a.m. Aug. 11
This class for ages 12 and older will help you learn how to identify insect species found in Iowa.
Bee & Butterfly Festival
4-8 p.m. Sept. 7
Our biggest event of the year focuses on our favorite pollinators, bees and butterflies. Join us and hundreds of guests for monarch butterfly tagging, entertainment by Pockets Full of Fun, guest speakers, take-home crafts, a honey extraction demonstration and more.
Family Glow Walk
6:30 p.m. Oct. 6
Enjoy a fall evening outdoors with the family on a walk from the Pearson Lakes Art Center to the Dickinson County Nature Center. Wear glow gear and participate in fun, glowing activities. Register with the art center.
3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 31
Bring the kids to the nature center for a short program on coyotes, crafts and a costume parade before heading out to trick-or-treat. Everyone who wears a costume will get a honey treat.