You’re invited to celebrate with us the announcement of a Charitable Gift to the Prairie Heritage Center on Tuesday, June 29th at 1:00 p.m. This generous donation will allow for the O’Brien County Conservation Board to take an already amazing environmental education facility full of engaging displays and opportunities to view wildlife to the next…

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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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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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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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Groundhog Day is Tuesday, February 2nd. This celebration has European roots known as Candlemas Day, a Christian holiday. In Germany, according to folklore, if a hedgehog saw it’s shadow on Candlemas Day there would be a second winter or six more weeks of bad weather. When German’s began to settle in the United States, their…

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Thank you for being a great volunteer! Please join us for a come & go event where we can say thank you for all your help. You’ll also get an update on O’Brien County Conservation Board upcoming events and meet the new naturalist, Abbie Parker. Volunteers current, past, and future are invited to join us…

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Join us at the Prairie Heritage Center on Friday, February 19 for an interactive, hands-on collaborative game built for families or groups ages 7-adult about living and working on the Moon. The Moon Adventure Game, from the NISE Network, is a fictional story grounded in actual NASA science and research about what people in the…

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