October 2021 Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations go to the winners of the 2021 Photo Contest.  The judging took place on October 17th during our annual ...
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Photography Contest through October 2022

What: Photography Contest When: Photo must be taken between October 1, 2021 and October 1, 2022 Where: Photo must be ...
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Take it Outside! Deadline is December 31!

Take it Outside! 180 hours outdoors challenge The Palo Alto County Conservation Board is challenging you to spend at least ...
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Christmas Open House

Dec 01, 2021 – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, December 1st from 2 pm to 4 pm

Come help the Lost Island Nature Center deck the halls with your holiday cheer for the Christmas Open House. This merry event will take place on Wednesday, December 1st, from 2 to 4 pm at the Lost Island Nature Center, north of Ruthven. View trees decorated by local businesses and civic groups: Highland Cruisers 4-H Club, Palo Alto County Garden Club, Iowa State Bank, Beyond Broken, Olson Insurance, Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption, Lakeland Ez Stop, Ruthven Public Library, Five Island Lake Association (FILA), and the Palo Alto County ISU Extension. Warm up with Deja Brew coffee and cocoa bar and enjoy festive treats while getting the spirit at the Lost Island Nature Center’s Christmas Open House!

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Cocoa Picasso

Dec 29, 2021 – 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cocoa Picasso is a make-n-take event for kids ages 8-14.

It will take place on Wednesday, December 29 @ 1 pm at the Lost Island Nature Center.

Call 712-837-4866 to register for this event!

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