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29862 Osborne Rd
Elkader, Iowa 52043

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Iowa’s Evolving Landscape: Missing Our Pleistocene Megafauna

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
29862 Osborne Rd
Elkader, Iowa 52043

The tallgrass prairies and savannahs that once covered much of the interior of North America have been largely displaced by agricultural activities during the past 200 years.  Restoration efforts are usually aimed at re-creating the ecosystems of just a few hundred years ago, as it was reported by European explorers, miners, fur trappers, and settlers.  […]

Owl Prowl

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
29862 Osborne Rd
Elkader, Iowa 52043

Come out to Osborne Park on Friday, January 28th at 5:30pm to learn about these secretive nocturnal animals.  Visitors will learn about all the things that make owls so amazing before heading out to the forest to look and listen along Osborne’s trails while we try to call owls in. This fun night hike will […]

Heritage Days

October 8 - October 9
29862 Osborne Rd
Elkader, Iowa 52043

Heritage Days began in 1975 as a way to bring life back to the tiny community of Osborne, Iowa. Tucked in among the rolling wooded hills between Elkader and Strawberry Point, the once thriving town has lost most of its inhabitants to other areas since its heyday in the 1930’s. Heritage Days was planned to […]

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