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Family Nature Night is Friday at the Dickinson County Nature Center

Participants can expect to be hiking, digging into the soil, and learning hands-on.

Stock photo of soil by Glen Carrie on Unsplash.
Stock photo of soil by Glen Carrie on Unsplash.
Glen Carrie / Unsplash
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OKOBOJI, Iowa — Soil can be the mix of minerals, air, water and animals, and with the right equipment, soil can tell us who has been there before and who lives there now.

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Soil houses an integrated community of living and non-living things that make up the ground.

July’s Family Nature Night begins at 5 p.m. Friday with an introduction to what is living under our feet. Participants can expect to be hiking, digging into the soil, and learning hands-on.

Attendees are encouraged to wear proper shoes and clothing for an evening outside on the land at the Dickinson County Nature Center.

Family Nature Night: Life Under the Soil will last approximately one hour and is free to the public. Please pre-register online at dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.

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