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Upcoming Events from O'Brien County Conservation

• Use modern technology to unlock the past! "Stories in Stone" will be hosted by the O'Brien County Conservation Board at the Waterman Cemetery, 420S HiView Street in Sutherland. Meet the...

 

And They Are Off!

The Bison Stampede 5k run was held Saturday morning August 10 at the Prairie Heritage Center despite the overcast day. Runners began the run at 7:30 a.m. over the course around the Prairie Heritage...

 

Bison Burger Picnic

The annual Bison Burger Picnic and Lawn Concert sponsored by the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association and the O'Brien County Conservation Board is a great opportunity for the public to see...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 8, 2019

A County's Hallmark

Governor Kim Reynolds toured selected sites in northwest Iowa on Tuesday August 6. The visits are part of her annual 99 counties tour. She visited the Prairie Heritage Center between Peterson and Suth...

 

Perseid Meteor Shower Party

The earth’s orbit is crossing into the debris path of the Swift-Tuttle comet which last passed through the inner solar system over 20 years ago. Although the best time to view this magnificent event is just before dawn, the O’Brien County...

 

Bison Stampede Trail Run

The Bison Stampede is coming soon! Are you ready to run? The Prairie Heritage Center is holding a special event to raise money for an observation tower overlooking the Little Sioux River. Consider a...

 

Prairie Heritage Center Holds 5k Bison Stampede Run

The Bison Stampede 5k run was held this morning at the Prairie Heritage Center despite the overcast day. Runners began the run at 7:30 a.m. over the course around the Prairie Heritage Center. Results...

 

Bison Stampede Trail Run

The Prairie Heritage Center is holding a special event to celebrate spending time outdoors. This year's Bison Stampede Trail Run will raise money for an observation tower This running or walking... Full story

 

Survival Camp

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is offering a multitude of opportunities for youth to get outdoors and EXPLORE this summer. A survival camp for beginners will be held on Thursday, August 1 at the Prairie Heritage Center. Youths ages 8-14 will... Full story

 

Celebrate the Lunar Landing

The O'Brien County Conservation Board has been offering a variety of events to celebrate space this year. The highlight for the summer will be the "Celebrate the Lunar Landing" event. This... Full story

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    June 27, 2019

'Big Cats of Iowa' Program Presented At Prairie Heritage Center

Dr. William Clark presented a program to a full house of inquisitive guests Thursday June 20 at Prairie Heritage Center. Dr. Clark is Professor Emeritus of Wildlife Ecology at Iowa State University....

 

Smoothing Out The Bumps

O'Brien County Conservation has many projects on their plate this year. This is one they can move to the "done column". Last week the drive leading from the park entrance to the lodge area was...

 

O'Brien County Community Foundation Awards Local Grants

The O’Brien County Community Foundation (OBCCF), an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation, awarded 23 grants on June 11h, 2019 at the Primghar Community Building in Primghar, Iowa totaling over $103,000 to nonprofit organizations and...

 

"Big Cats of Iowa" at Prairie Heritage Center

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hosting a guest speaker presenting information on the "Big Cats of Iowa." Mountain lions and bobcats are in the news. This will be an opportunity for you to le...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Wings and Wetland Festival

O'Brien County Conservation is planning a great line-up of events to celebrate the annual multi-county Wings and Wetlands Festival. Each year several northwest Iowa counties cooperate to celebrate the... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Wings and Wetlands Festival

Each year several northwest Iowa counties cooperate to celebrate the return of spring in Northwest Iowa. Over the years swan releases, bird hikes, canoe events, wildflower walks and more have engaged... Full story

 

Planet Walk

How big is our solar system? How far away are the planets? The size of space is difficult to image. Join the O'Brien County Naturalist for a hike through the prairie to discover the distance to our... Full story

 
 By Submitted    News    March 28, 2019

Earth and Space A New Exhibit At The Prairie Heritage Center

Explore Science: Earth & Space is the new exhibit at the Prairie Heritage Center. This event is part of a nationwide celebration of educational programs designed to engage audiences in the...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    March 28, 2019

Lets Go Fly A Kite I Made!

The Prairie Heritage Center, located in the southeast corner of O'Brien County hosted "Colors of the Wind" Saturday March 23. The center always has interesting displays and learning activities... Full story

 

Gov. Reynolds Issues Disaster Proclamation

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for the State of Iowa in response to flooding and severe weather beginning March 13th and continuing. On Tuesday March 12, she...

 

O'Brien County Conservation Upcoming Events

The natural world is filled with color, shape, and design. In 2019, the O'Brien County Conservation Board will be hosting a monthly Nature's Art series to engage people of all ages in looking at...

 

"Color The Wind"

"Color the Wind" was held at the Prairie Heritage Center on Saturday, March 23. Everyone designed a kite, and then set it sailing on the wind. The sky was filled with color!... Full story

 

Annual Eagle Watch At Prairie Heritage Center

The Annual Eagle Watch was held last Saturday at the Prairie Heritage Center near Peterson. Despite the cold and windy weather quite a few people ventured out to observe and learn more about the eagle... Full story

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 21, 2019

O'Brien County Conservation Winter Series

Charlene Elyea, O'Brien County Naturalist visited libraries in both Paullina and Sutherland last week. Winter series is an apt name for her visits. Children on a snow day came with their moms one...

 

Annual Bald Eagle Watch

The annual Bald Eagle Watch will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Prairie Heritage Center. This event is a come-and-go opportunity to observe eagles throughout the day. The O'Brien County...

 

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