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ButterBike with Butterflies

Sara Dykman is a scientist on a 10,000 mile bicycling journey following the monarch butterfly migratory route. Sara will be at the Prairie Heritage Center on Friday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m. Find out what it is like to “ButterBike with Butterflies!” See Sara’s biking gear, hear her travel tales, learn about the monarch migration. Meet a living example of what it means to follow your dreams and take care of the planet.

Thrivent Financial

We are pleased to announce that the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association is part of Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Choice program. We are new to this program and have already benefitted by nearly $500 through the generosity of Thrivent members. 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

Four County Float

Hit the Little Sioux River for a quiet float with friends, family, an archaeologist, and four county naturalists. We’ll be floating from Kindlespire Park to Sioux Rapids. 8:30am-9:00am Refresher on Paddling A River (Not required for participation) 9:00am-9:30am Registration 9:30am Introductions & Start of Float Canoes and kayaks are available for rent, $10/water vessel, due with registration. Float will be cancelled due to inclement weather or poor water conditions. Transportation to vehicles after the float will be provided. Registration is

Dog Creek Cabin Construction

The Conservation Board was recently awarded $125,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Grant Fund!  These funds, along with local match money, will be used to construct tow bin shaped cabins at Dog Creek Park.  Once constructed, each of the cabins will sleep up to 18 people.  The lower level will be handicap accessible.  The upper level will include 2 bedrooms which are open to the living space below.  Other amenities planned in each cabin include a full kitchen and

Mill Creek Park

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