The sights and sounds of Spring are all around us. You can welcome the coming of Spring with a search for the first wildflower on the prairie.
This year the O'Brien County Conservation Board will be hosting a series of programs under the title "What's UP!" The programs will take a whimsical look at things both up in the sky and coming up from below. Pasque flowers are one of the first wildflowers to pop "up" in the prairie. The annual "Pasque Flower Hike" is planned for Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m.
This event is a great one for the whole family. So come and enjoy an afternoon walk along the hillside and imagine what the landscape once looked like. Those who want to participate are to meet at the Waterman Prairie on Wilson Avenue. Wilson Avenue is located southeast of Sutherland. From Hwy 10, turn south on Wilson Avenue and follow the road around the curve and up the hill. The parking lot will be on the east side of the road.
For more information, contact the Prairie Heritage Center at 712-295-7200.