Veteran’s Day

The Prairie Heritage Center will be closed during regular visiting hours on Wednesday, November 11 to celebrate Veteran’s Day. The O’Brien County Conservation Board’s regular monthly meeting will still be held here at the center on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Thank you to all of the military personnel who protect and serve our great country!

Trail Improvement at Mill Creek Park Honors Brasser

The surface of the Red Trail at Mill Creek Park has been improved.  The Red Trail is the one-mile trail around the main lake in Mill Creek Park east of Paullina.  It is part of the Mill Creek Herbert Hoover Trail System. More than 3/8 of the trail is made up of preexisting roadway in the park.  A new layer of gravel has been applied to the rest of the trail.  Park staff members and equipment prepared the ground and

25 Areas to Explore!

Did you know that the Conservation Board manages 25 different areas?!  We are glad to be able to provide the citizens and visitors of O’Brien County with the opportunity to visit each one of these locations and enjoy time spent outside.  Check out our Annual Report and brochures for more information!

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

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