2017 Spring Turkey Seasons Youth (Gun/Bow): Apr 8 – 16 Season 1 (Gun/Bow): Apr 17 – 20 Season 2 (Gun/Bow): Apr 21 – 25 Season 3 (Gun/Bow): Apr 26 – May 2 Season 4 (Gun/Bow): May 3 – 21 Resident Archery: Apr 17 – May 21 Hunters may purchase up to two spring turkey tags — at least one of the two tags must be for the fourth season (May 3-21).
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You won’t want to miss this annual festival! Enjoy watching eagles from the comfort of the center. There will be a special presentation by Ty Smedes featuring his latest book, “Iowa’s Wild Beauty” at 2:00 pm.
Fall is a spectacular time of year to visit the Prairie Heritage Center, join us for our annual Historical Fall Fest September 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Savor the colors of fall and explore our historical heritage. Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, fresh apple cider, games, crafts and more. This year there will be additional opportunities to help the center celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Prairie Heritage Center.
Soon you will be seeing a floating island near the newest fishing jetty at the southwest corner of Mill Creek Lake. The island will aid fish habitat by providing an area for smaller fish to congregate in the shade and root mass under the island. This will bring larger predatory fish such as bass close to the island and also close the fishing jetty.
Little Sioux! Although little is not the word we would use to describe her anymore. As you can tell she no longer has her cinnamon color, she is almost the same color of the other bison in the herd.
Bison Stampede Results: M – Under 13 Jasper Johnson 51:38 Dante Johnson 37:34 Hudson Oolman 33:39* M – 14-19 Tate Johnson 51.48 Caleb Rock 26:10 Lincoln Rock 25:11* M – 20-29 DJ McDonald 23.38 Mark Saunders 22:01 Andrew Lichter 20:56** M – 40-49 Darin Johnson 51:48 John Sells 38:48 Ryan Berg 24:03 John Rock 23:51 Anthony Peters 21:32* M – 50-59 Dave Stoll 48:28* M – Over 60 Leroy Liske 31:38* F – Under 13 Molly Hicks 30:42* F –
The guys have been busy adding roofs at the shooting range in Sheldon.
Unfortunately due to Brittle Naiad, Dog Creek’s boat ramp has been closed to boats for the season, you may still use canoes and kayaks but when you pull them out please clean them with bleach or leave them out to dry for at least 4 days.
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Registration from 6:30 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Race begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration fee: $25 – T-shirt included Pre-registration is encouraged. Race location is on trails around the Prairie Heritage Center Bison Stampede 5K Trail Run MapAugust 13 at 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson Iowa. Registration Forms: trail race registration
The baby that joined the herd on May 1st is a GIRL!!!