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I found a baby animal…

Have you come across a baby bunny or a fawn? Rest assured, you can help them. Your best option is ...
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Stewards of the Beautiful Land

Trees Forever  has asked Palo Alto County Conservation to work in partnership this summer as they present a course called, ...
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Accepting Applications for Seasonal Positions

Palo Alto County Conservation is currently accepting applications for two seasonal park technicians. These positions will be approximately 40 hours/week ...
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Sportsman’s Recreation Area

We have received inquiries about the Gun Range by Cylinder, Iowa. Here is some information about one of our most ...
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EVENTS

CLUE Geocaching

May 28, 2022 – 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 can come out to solve a murder mystery by using GPS units to find the clues. Units will be provided; detective skills must be brought! The ultimate whodunit game but with a nature twist.

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Little Explorers

Jun 07, 2022 – 10:00 am - 11:00 am

For kids ages 3-5. Bring your little nature lover out to the center for a hands-on lesson on a nature topic!

This activity will take place on July 5 and August 9 too.

 

 

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Kids' Fishing Derby

Jun 11, 2022 – 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Ages 15 and under. Registration begins at 9:00 am at the Nature Center. Kids will go out to a secret spot of their choice on the lake and must return to the center at 10:30 am with their catch. Prizes will be given for biggest fish!

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Summer Solstice Stargazing

Jun 21, 2022 – 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come out after dark to bring in the start of summer with a night under the stars. We will bring out the telescope and view the celestial bodies in the sky.

 

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Kayaking at Lost Island Lake

Jun 23, 2022 – 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet at the Nature Center. Bring your own kayak or use one of ours!

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AROUND THE COUNTY


I found a baby animal…

Have you come across a baby bunny or a fawn? Rest assured, you can help them. Your best option is ...
Read More

Stewards of the Beautiful Land

Trees Forever  has asked Palo Alto County Conservation to work in partnership this summer as they present a course called, ...
Read More

Sportsman’s Recreation Area

We have received inquiries about the Gun Range by Cylinder, Iowa. Here is some information about one of our most ...
Read More