The O’Brien County Conservation Board is pleased to announce that the McCormack Area will be open to horseback riding beginning May 17, 2021.  At the last regular meeting of the O’Brien County Conservation Board, horseback riding was named a designated use for that area. Here are the rules for riding:  Riding is allowed from the…

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The O’Brien County Conservation Board is seeking applicants for part-time, summer employees to assist the rangers at our campgrounds and areas this season.  Job duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning restrooms, painting & staining, mowing & trimming, tree removal and garbage collection & disposal.  Must be 18 years of age to apply. Click…

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Check it out!  One of our favorite projects was featured on the Sioux City news yesterday.  Follow this link to watch: https://siouxlandnews.com/sunrise/proud-to-be-a-hometown-farmer/hometown-farmer-grain-bin-cabins-at-dog-creek-park Proud of all that we provide for the citizens and visitors of O’Brien County!  

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Spring has sprung at the Prairie Heritage Center | 10-11:30 a.m. We hope to see you on Saturday, April 10th for a fun-filled morning program. We will read a book all about spring, do a spring-time craft, and then go on a hike through the prairie and see if you can find all the signs…

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Join us in-person or adventure on your own, with family or friends as you become an O’Brien County Conservation Nature Nut. March’s topic is Composting 101. Thursday, March 25 @ 6:30 p.m. Prairie Heritage Center During this program you will learn the ins and outs of composting, get plans on how to build your own…

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Follow this link to check out what’s happening at the O’Brien County Conservation Board! Little Sioux Wanderings Spring 2021 Newsletter We hope to see you soon at the parks and Prairie Heritage Center.

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Join us at the Prairie Heritage Center on Saturday, March 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate our national bird. This is a come-and-go event where we will enjoy watching birds, have activities set-up for all ages, and learn more about these amazing birds. At 11:00 a.m. Shelby County and Iowa Department of…

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Join us in-person or adventure on your own, with family or friends as you become an O’Brien County Conservation Nature Nut this year! Once a month we will explore a different topic guided by the naturalist that will be hosted in person as well as have a virtual option. These programs will be hosted each…

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We are very thankful for all the volunteers who help make O’Brien County Conservation a success. Please find a short information update below on upcoming events and other news for O’Brien County Conservation. Volunteer Information Update We are looking for volunteers to help at the Prairie Heritage Center on Saturday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to…

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