Attention: New email…

Attention: New email…February 2nd we initiated an all-new email platform. There are a few bugs in the process but very soon you will be able to send emails to individual staff members. Our current email address will work for a short time, being transferred through to our new address. The former address is

The new email address is

For individual staff members please use the following: Rob Allen <, Kaitlin Anderson <>, and Shannon Pascual  <>

Picture Perfect

Photography Contest 2023

Photo must be taken between October 1st, 2022 and October 1st, 2023. Photo must be taken in Palo Alto County and be nature-related.

Photo must be submitted for the contest as an 8 x 10.  Please provide the following information with each photo:

Name * Address * Phone # *Picture Title * Location of the Photo * Age of Photographer

*** Please limit submissions to two photos per participant.***

Photo must be delivered to the Lost Island Nature Center by October 7th.  Please drop off or mail to:

Lost Island Nature Center
PO Box 417
Ruthven, IA 51358

Cash prizes will be awarded.  Photos will be displayed for voting during our Annual Dad’s Belgian Waffle Fundraiser in the fall 2023.