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Osborne Nature Center

O.W.L.S "A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage"

Osborne’s next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls program will be on *Tuesday, August 15th. This month’s program is “A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage”

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O.W.L.S "A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage"
O.W.L.S "A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage"

Time & Location

Aug 15, 2023, 11:15 AM – 4:30 PM

Osborne Nature Center , 29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043, USA

About the Event

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls

Tuesday, August 15th

“A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage”

Shuttle leaves Osborne Park at 11:15 a.m.

Early Reservations Required

Osborne’s next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Soul’s program will be on *Tuesday, August 15th. This month’s program is “A Mississippi River Adventure on the Maiden Voyage”

Join the O.W.L.S. as we charter the Maiden Voyage for a fun afternoon on the Mississippi. Captain Robert Varva does an excellent job as skipper, storyteller, and adventure leader. Participants will learn about commercial fishing, clamming, early explorers while viewing wildlife up close and personal. The tour will start with an amazing Mississippi fish fry on the dock before departing on the voyage.

Participants may wish to bring: 

Sunglasses or hat

Sunscreen (boat has a canopy), 

Bug spray 

Comfortable river shoes 

Water bottle

This all afternoon trip will leave from Osborne Park at 11:15 a.m. and the shuttle will return to Osborne by 4:30 p.m. or so. Reservations are required at 245-1516 so call early to ensure a spot.

Osborne Nature Center is located on HWY 13 five miles south of Elkader. For more information call 245-1516 or visit www.claytoncountyconservation.org.

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