Save the Date: Winter Funderland

Mark your calendar for a fun, new winter event this February 5th at Mill Creek Park – Winter Funderland! O’Brien County Conservation Board looks forward to sharing the joys of being outdoors in the winter. Winter Funderland will host a variety of activities (many ice and snow pending) that are great for all ages. Save…

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Thanksgiving Hours

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Prairie Heritage Center will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th. The center will be open on Saturday, November 27th from 1-4 p.m. Looking for something to do over the Thanksgiving holiday? Get outside! Visit an O’Brien County Conservation park or the trails at the Prairie…

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National Bison Day

Help celebrate the largest land mammal in North America, the bison! O’Brien County Conservation will be hosting a celebration in honor of National Bison Day on Saturday, November 6th. National Bison Day is a come-and-go event from 1:00-3:00 p.m at the Prairie Heritage Center. This celebration will have a wide variety of activities and information…

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Youth Pheasant Hunt

The Youth Pheasant Hunt will be on Saturday, October 23 at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. Participants must be between the ages of 12-15 years old. Registration is limited to 20 participants. The warm-up trap shoot begins at 8:30 a.m. Adult mentors will then take youth on a one-on-one…

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Trick-or-Treat at Mill Creek

O’Brien County Conservation Board invites all you trick-or-treaters to Mill Creek Park on Saturday, October 2nd for a ghoulish night of fun!  To help make this night get into the Halloween spirit campers will be offered free camping on Saturday, October 2nd in exchange for decorating their campsite and handing out goodies that evening. Trick-or-Treaters…

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Upcoming September Programs

  It’s September! While it’s hard to believe that summer is drawing to an end the crisp, fall-like mornings are more than welcome after such a hot summer. This month O’Brien County Conservation is offering some great programs and we hope that you will join for one or all of them. Grab your calendar, hit…

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The Prairie Heritage Center is Currently Closed

The Prairie Heritage Center is currently closed. It will be closed from Wednesday, August 18th till Monday, August 23rd. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Center will be back open on Monday, August 23rd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The outdoor trails and exhibits are still available. Please explore the brand new Experience trail,…

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2021 Bison Burger Picnic and Lawn Concert

  Due to COVID-19 Precautions this event will be held all outside. There will be no indoor seating and the Prairie Heritage Center will be closed during the event.  Grab your lawn chair and join us at the Prairie Heritage Center for the annual Bison Burger Picnic and Lawn Concert on Tuesday, August 17th. It…

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2021 Bison Stampede

The Bison Stampede 5K Trail Run will be run on Saturday, August 7 on the trails around the Prairie Heritage Center and on adjacent property. Be prepared for uneven surfaces. Participation in this event is at “your own risk”. After the race go for a cool down on the Storybook Walk. The 5K Trail Run…

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Mill Creek Park & Dog Creek Park Camping Coupons

The O’Brien County Conservation Board will no longer be selling camping coupon books at Mill Creek Park and Dog Creek Park as of July 15, 2021. If you purchased a camping coupon book this season they are still valid and will be honored till the expiration date listed on the coupons. Thank you!

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