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You Otter Know about the Otters

With trapping season approaching, one of the animals that may come to mind is the river otter.  The river otter ...
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No See Ums

No See Ums You usually don’t see them coming, which has earned these pesky bugs the nickname of “no see ...
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Big Bluestem

If you have been driving around lately, you have probably noticed a color change on some of our prairies and ...
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Lost Island Trail Improvements

This summer the Lost Island Trail was extended and now provides two miles of paved surface for joggers, walkers, and bicyclists.  People ...
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EVENTS

Harvest Moon Night Hike

Oct 02, 2020 – 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ever look up at the moon and really think about what you are seeing? Join the PACCB as we enjoy the view of the sky away from all the lights with the telescope.  As we hike during the Harvest moon, learn about Earth’s nightlight!  This event is great for all ages!  We will meet at the Lost Island Nature Center before hiking on the prairie.

Space is limited to 8 participants.  Call 712-837-4866 to register.

 

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Becoming a better birder waterfowl workshop

Oct 03, 2020 – 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation), and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center) for a bird hike focused on waterfowl.  The hike will be followed by a waterfowl ID program.  Stay for both or join us for one!

This workshop is sponsored by the Resource Enhancement and Protection-Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).

Great for all ages!

Pre-registration is required by calling 712-837-4866

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Fall Bike Ride

Oct 10, 2020 – 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the PACCB for a relaxing bike ride around Lost Island Lake.  Experience the bike trail while enjoying the sights of fall!

Pre-registration is required by calling 712-837-4866.

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Fall Fishing Fun!

Oct 15, 2020 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall is a great time for some fishing!  Join the PACCB to try to catch some fish!

Where:  West Fork Wetlands (3 miles west of West Bend)

Who:  Kids ages 15 and under

Poles and bait will be provided or feel free to bring your own!

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AROUND THE COUNTY


Board of Supervisors Meeting

The Board of Supervisors meet at the Palo Alto County Courthouse each Tuesday. You can find the Board of Supervisors ...
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