The Prairie Wind Nature Store is open year-round, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.and Saturdays from February thru November from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The store is operated by volunteers with the Friends of the Refuge - Mississippi River Pools 7 & 8. All proceeds support Refuge projects and educational opportunities for the surrounding communities.

Leopold Bench Kit

Make your own outdoor Aldo Leopold Bench.  Your kit includes everything you need for a 4-ft. bench:  pre-drilled, brown pressure-treated lumber, hardware and assembly instructions. 


Kit: $75.00, Assembly Fee: $10.00

Pick-up at the Refuge Visitor Center on Brice Prairie