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The Conservation Board has added an exciting new event this year! A 3D archery shoot will be held at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center on Saturday, June 22. A walking range with 3D targets will be laid out throughout the west portion of the property offering an excellent opportunity to come out and test your skills. This event is open to seasoned archers 14 years of age and up with a valid hunter safety card. Participants may sign
Mill Creek Concessions at Mill Creek Park will soon be opening for the season! Be sure to stop by and enjoy something delicious off of their menu this summer.
As of May 13, 2019, Douma Park near Sanborn will be closed and construction will begin. We are very excited to get started on this project, watch our newsletter and website for updates as the work progresses!
Come and enjoy time spent in the outdoors at one of our campgrounds this year! Remember that cabin reservations can be made one calendar year in advance. Weekends tend to fill up quickly. Plan ahead to book your stay with us. Camping coupon books are available from the park rangers and also from the campground hosts at Mill Creek and Dog Creek parks. This year there will be two special events happening in our campgrounds. On July 13, we will
Register now for the best overnight camp of the summer! Youths ages 11 through 15 can experience an outdoor adventure sponsored by the O’Brien County Conservation Board, O’Brien County Pheasants Forever, and Jim Johnson at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center and Dog Creek Park. Monday, July 29 will include learning activities about hunting, trapping, bird identification, and dog training. The events will extend into the evening with lessons on Dutch Oven cooking, water recreation, and other fun adventures.
Spring weather is here! The longer days and warmer temperatures put people in the mood to start an exercise routine. This is a great time to look ahead for fun activities to take part in throughout the year. In August, the O’Brien County Conservation Board will be hosting a Bison Stampede Trail Run. Mark your calendar for this 5K event on Saturday, August 10. Walk or run through the beautiful prairie! Bison Stampede 5K Trail Run Saturday, August 10, 2019
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!