Comet Encounter

Get outdoors in the cool winter air. Join us Tuesday, December 18, 7:00 p.m. at the Prairie Heritage Center. We will be watching for meteors from the annual Geminid Shower as well as looking for one of the brightest comets to grace the night sky since 2013. Appropriate for all ages, no reservations required. Dress for being outdoors.

Snowshoe Making Workshop

Are you looking for a unique Christmas gift for yourself…or someone else?  The Conservation Board is again offering the opportunity to hand craft beautiful showshoes.  Several different styles will be offered including the traditional wood frames as well as the modern aluminum version. Few experiences can compare to stomping across freshly fallen snow on a pair of snowshoes.  This activity is an excellent way to relax and get exercise at the same time!  Hiking across the snow takes on a

David Thoreson at the Prairie Heritage Center October 25

Come to hear about a wild adventure!  The O’Brien County Conservation Board is pleased to host Humanities Iowa speaker, David Thoreson, for a presentation on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Prairie Heritage Center.   David is a professional photographer, sailor and explorer who has logged over 70,000 ocean miles.  He has twice sailed the Arctic’s Northwest Passage.  David provides an inspiring story of adventure and an eye-witness account of the climate change impact to sensitive polar and

Thrivent Financial

We are pleased to announce that the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association is part of Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Choice program.  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 have been received so far will be used to match the O’Brien County Community Foundation grant that we received.

Women’s Night Out

Ladies, grab a friend and come out to learn new skills, relax in the outdoors, make new friends and spend time with companions. The event begins at 5:30 on Friday, September 28 and will conclude at 11:30 on Saturday, September 29.  Throughout the time together, women will learn skills such as fire starting, Dutch oven cooking, finding your way with compass and GPS, crafting, star gazing, hiking and more! The adventure will take place at the grain bin cabins at

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