Come to hear about a wild adventure! The O’Brien County Conservation Board is pleased to host Humanities Iowa speaker, David Thoreson, for a presentation on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Prairie Heritage Center. David is a professional photographer, sailor and explorer who has logged over 70,000 ocean miles. He has twice sailed the Arctic’s Northwest Passage. David provides an inspiring story of adventure and an eye-witness account of the climate change impact to sensitive polar and
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We are pleased to announce that the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association is part of Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Choice program. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members can recommend which nonprofit organizations they feel should receive charitable funding through Thrivent. If you have Choice Dollars available to direct, please consider directing to the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association. The funds that have been received so far will be used to match the O’Brien County Community Foundation grant that we received.
Blaze and Daisy! Thank you to everyone who voted on names for these two at the Bison Burger Picnic earlier this month! We have loved watching them grow up.
Sign up for our Youth Pheasant Hunt event sponsored by Mark’s Pump Sales and Service and the O’Brien County Sportsmen’s Club! This event will be held at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Participants must be between 12-15 years of age and have passed the hunter safety course. Limit of 20 participants. The event begins at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be provided. Warm up with a trap shoot. Mentors will take youth on
Our campgrounds closed for the season on Monday, October 1, 2018. We are grateful to all of the patrons who visited our parks this summer! We had a great season! We hope that all of you had such a good time this summer that you are looking forward to next year already…we will open for the 2019 season on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
The Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center is now welcoming youth hunters!
Your Prairie Heritage Center provides environmental education as it relates to the prairie and our region, is striving to preserve and protect our prairie heritage, and encourages economic development with opportunities for recreation and historic exploration.
Mill Creek Park is one of the highlights of O’Brien County. The park offers a variety of activities for the whole family throughout the year! There is something for every outdoor lover at Mill Creek State Park including camping, swimming, hiking, a playground, electric boating, picnicking, and even cabin rentals. Fishing is also a popular activity, giving anglers a chance to catch largemouth bass, sunfish, channel catfish, crappie and yellow perch. Mill Creek Park is located just 1/2 mile east of