Mark the dates for the Winter Library Series! The Conservation Board is pleased to partner with local libraries to offer programming close to your home. During the months of January, February, and March, the naturalist will be presenting programs in each of the county libraries. JANUARY – Who’s Who? Start the year with a light-hearted look at animal adaptations. What makes an animal excellent at living in certain conditions? Can you recognize an animal by its teeth, tongue, or tail?
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O’Brien County is offering a beaver tail bounty for beavers taken in O’Brien County between the dates of December 10, 2019 and April 15, 2020. The beavers will be accepted at the Mill Creek Park Conservation Board Shop, 5560 460th Street, Paullina on Mondays from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. The trapper must have a valid Iowa Furbearer License and the tail must be attached to the beaver(s) when presented for bounty. A bounty of $35.00 will be paid per tail
Douma Park has been under construction this past summer. The Conservation Board expresses their gratitude for the patience of our park patrons. The transformation which has taken place at the park is amazing! When the campground opens next spring, the change will be dramatic. Fourteen paved camping pads include a patio area. The sites are wired with 20/30/50 AMP service and include both water and sewer connections. Half of the sites are pull through sites. All of the sites now
Valero Renewable Fuels of Hartley Donates Refrigerator for the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center
We would like to thank VALERO RENEWABLE FUELS of Hartley, Iowa for their very generous donation of a full-size refrigerator! This donation will be used at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center and will greatly improve our ability to provide snacks, meals and drinks for youth camps and programs. Thank you for your help, we are so grateful!
The O’Brien County Conservation Board is migrating to a new email address! Please take a moment to update your records to the following: firstname.lastname@example.org
The natural world is filled with color, shape and design. In 2019, the O’Brien County Conservation Board will be hosting a monthly Nature’s Art Series to engage people of all ages in looking at nature through an artistic lens. Check our calendar for monthly events.
Check our calendar for conservation programs at your local library in January, February and March 2019.
Winter hours begin this weekend November 3. Visit us on Wednesdays through Fridays, 9:00 am-4:00 pm and on Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. during the months of November through April. Stop out when you are able. There is always something fun to do!
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.
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.