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INFH Releases Android Version of "Iowa By Trails" App

Friday, January 30, 2015

Go find your adventure today! In an effort to foster connections between trail users and the land they traverse, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation created an all-Iowa multiuse trail app and website. Iowa by Trail has experienced great success and praise with its iOS system. INHF proudly announces its release of an Android version. Search "Iowa by Trails" in your Appstore or click here.

Easter Lake Watershed Restoration Public Meeting

Friday, January 09, 2015

A public meeting about the Easter Lake Watershed Restoration project has been scheduled for February 4, 2015, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Southside Senior Center (100 Payton Ave., Des Moines). Information for park users and local residents will center around upcoming restoration efforts, fisheries, rainscaping practices, trail progress, and Lodge planning.

Firewood Permits Available to the Public

Monday, November 17, 2014

Polk County Conservation issues permits to cizitens interested in harvesting firewood on county-owned property. These permits allow the cutting of standing timber or dead wood in specified areas during specified times. This mutually beneficial opportunity offers free firewood to those that need it and assists Polk County Conservation remove unwanted trees and tree debris. To obtain a Firewood permit, contact Mark Dungan at 515-323-5358 or mark.dungan@polkcountyiowa.gov.

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Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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