The Nature’s Art series will begin with a color hike on Saturday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. Meet at the south side of Dog Creek Park near Sutherland. You will be surprised to see the vivid palette of colors. The program will involve being in the outdoors and walking on uneven surfaces. No registration required.
The natural world is filled with color, shape and design. In 2019, the O’Brien County Conservation Board will be hosting a monthly Nature’s Art Series to engage people of all ages in looking at nature through an artistic lens. Check our calendar for monthly events.
Check our calendar for conservation programs at your local library in January, February and March 2019.
Are you looking for the first robin or bluebird of the year? The Waterman Creek and Little Sioux River valleys are the perfect place to spot these typical summer visitors along with a variety of winter guests. Join bird expert, Lee Schoenewe and others in a birding event hosted by the O’Brien County Conservation Board. Meet at the Prairie Heritage Center at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5 for a day of winter birding. Participants will carpool to some excellent
Meet at the parking lot on the south side of Dog Creek Lake (southeast of Sutherland on M12) on Saturday, December 22, 1:00 p.m. Families will enjoy this annual event. Use GPS units to find clues for where these Christmas elves may be hanging out!
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.
Listen to a classic tale that combines a giving spirit with nature. Then participants will make some wildlife friendly decorations for the Center and some to take home. Join us on Thursday, November 29, at 6:30 pm at the Prairie Heritage Center.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Prairie Heritage Center will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd. We will be open on Saturday, November 24th, 1:00-4:00 pm. Come out to see us!
Bring the family out for a holiday tradition. We provide the crafting supplies, you bring your creative spirit. Make some holiday decorations! Join us on Saturday, November 17, for a come and go event from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm.
Winter hours begin this weekend November 3. Visit us on Wednesdays through Fridays, 9:00 am-4:00 pm and on Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. during the months of November through April. Stop out when you are able. There is always something fun to do!