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O’Brien County Beaver Tail Bounty

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

Welcome Winter at Mill Creek Park

Winter officially arrives soon.  What kind of weather will it bring?  Celebrate the season with a hike around the lake.  The O’Brien County Conservation Board is holding a “Welcome Winter” hike on Friday, December 20, at 4:30 p.m. at Mill Creek Park. This activity will take place regardless of ground cover.  Meet near the lodge.  If there is snow on the ground, we will be trekking on snowshoes.  Snowshoes will be available to borrow free of charge.  If there is

Owl Prowl at Dog Creek Park

According to a famous children’s story – Owl Moon – a person needs to bring quiet, heat, bravery and even a little hope when going on an owl calling adventure! December is a great time to listen for these nocturnal birds as they start to stake their territory.  This “Owl Prowl” program presented by the O’Brien County Conservation Board is an excellent opportunity for people of all ages to learn more about these amazing birds. Gather at the south parking

Douma Park Campground Renovation Continues!

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!

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