Celebrate the National Mammal of the United States! Come out to the Prairie Heritage Center for a come-and-go event in honor of this icon of the tallgrass prairie. There will be crafts, games and activities for the whole family to enjoy. There will be a short presentation about bison at 2:00 p.m.
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The Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center is now welcoming youth hunters!
Gather your friends and join us for a fun night of painting presented by Creative Spirits Okoboji on Thursday, October 26th at 6:30 p.m. Creative Spirits provides all of the supplies for each participant to complete an acrylic painting with the guidance of their artist. Cost is $35.00 per person, and registration must be completed with Creative Spirits via phone at (712) 336-8186 or online at www.creativespiritsokoboji.com. There will also be a brief presentation about the Prairie Heritage Center’s bison
Check out these awesome aerial photographs taken recently of Dog Creek Park! Thank you Martin Tjossem for sending these pictures to us!
“Corn” and “Beans” are now welcoming campers! The O’Brien County Conservation Board is excited to announce that the new grain bin cabins at Dog Creek Park are now open and welcoming campers! Each cabin has six sets of queen sized beds that comfortably sleep twelve people. The cabins include electricity, microwave, standard sized refrigerator and stove, sink in kitchen, kitchen table with seating for six, couch, two arm chairs, TV with cable, heat, and air conditioning. The upper level includes
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
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