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O’Brien County Beaver Tail Bounty

O’Brien County will be offering a bounty of $35.00 per tail for beavers taken during the 2020 – 2021 trapping season.  The maximum that will be paid out is $5,000.00. Beavers will be accepted at the Mill Creek Park Conservation Board Shop, 5660 460th St., Paullina on Mondays from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.  The first Monday that you may bring them to the shop is November 9, 2020.  Here are the guidelines: Beaver(s) must be taken in O’Brien County between

Youth Pheasant Hunt – October 24 – Sign Up Soon!

An exciting opportunity for youth to get involved in outdoor activities will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020.  The O’Brien County Conservation Board is partnering with Mark’s Pump Sales & Service and the O’Brien County Sportsmen’s Club to host a Youth Pheasant Hunt at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center. Participants will arrive at 4270 Roosevelt Avenue at 8:00 a.m. on October 24.  The warm up trap shoot will begin at 8:30 a.m.  Mentors will then take youth

We Are Hiring! Full-Time Naturalist Position Available

The O’Brien County Conservation Board is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a full-time naturalist.  This is a fantastic opportunity to oversee and expand upon a well-established Environmental Education program and to be involved with fundraising efforts, event planning, and more. Click here for a detailed job description:Naturalist Job Description Applications will be accepted through September 14, 2020.  Please send a resume and cover letter to the O’Brien County Conservation Board at 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson, IA

Life Jackets and Stand Donated by UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s

The O’Brien County Conservation Board would like to sincerely thank Amanda Monroe-Rubendall and UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s for their very generous donation of life jackets and a life jacket stand for Mill Creek Park!  Paullina Building Center donated the lumber used to build the stand.  These life jackets will be kept near the beach area and can be used by the public at any time.  Borrow a life jacket and return it when you are done!

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