Become a VOLUNTEER today!
The Lost Island Nature Center has numerous opportunities for anyone that wants to volunteer. Call the Nature Center at (712)837-4866 or email us at paccb@ruthventel.com to inquire about becoming a volunteer.

The Nature Center is open every  Saturday & Sunday from 1 – 4 pm from April through December.

Volunteer to be a weekend host.  Our weekend hosts greet the public, answer the phone and handle gift shop sales.  A volunteer newsletter is sent out quarterly with recent updates and happenings at the Nature Center.

Volunteer to care for and weed flower gardens:  From April through October, we are looking for volunteers to weed the flower gardens at the Nature Center.  If you want to do it for a day, month, or several months, please give us a call.

Be a Volunteer for our Halloween Hike or one of our many other events. These types of events vary annually and can always utilize wonderful volunteers.  Both volunteers and attendees enjoy our events!



Listing of our Weekend Host Volunteers:
Helen Augustine, Emmetsburg

Larry Bendixen, Mallard

Jamie Christensen, Emmetsburg

Ken Ebeling, Graettinger

Jacki Ellingrod, Emmetsburg          Mike Engelmann, Spencer

Lois Enger, Emmetsburg          Cathy Faber, Emmetsburg

Marcie Frevert, Emmetsburg          Kris Hackbart, Emmetsburg          Bev Hayden, Emmetsburg

B. J. Hemmingsen, Ruthven          Joel & Maureen Horsley, Emmetsburg          Michelle Kogel, Emmetsburg

Marjorie Larson, Primghar          Pat Molitor, Ruthven          Mike Moran, Emmetsburg

Mary Lou Morrison, Emmetsburg          Terry & Sandra Naig, Cylinder          Jim & Sharon Neighbors, Ruthven

Julie Nelson, Ruthven          Heather Penney, Ruthven          Barbara Phillips, Spencer

Sally & Lynn Potter, Ruthven          Terry Putnam, Hartley          Jim & Karen Sewell, West Bend

Jeriene Sleper, Ruthven          Ann Stillman, Emmetsburg          Myram Tunnicliff, Emmetsburg

Nori Van Den Hurk, Emmetsburg          Bill & Sharon Whiting, Ruthven          Willrett Wendell, Algona

Georgia Wrightsman, Ruthven          Dave & Cathy Wyatt, Ruthven

Thank you all for volunteering your time for the Lost Island Nature Center and Palo Alto County Conservation!