Polk County Conservation

News Releases

Trees Available through Plant Some Shade Program

Thursday, September 18, 2014

MidAmerican Energy Company customers in Iowa are eligible to purchase trees for $30 each.  Tree purchase is limited to two trees per household to ensure all cus…

Great Western Trail Information

Thursday, September 11, 2014

An information packet about the Great Western Trail that was presented as "information only" to the Polk County Conservation Board during their monthly meeting …

Chichaqua: The Amazing Place Eco Challenge

Monday, September 08, 2014

Do you enjoy watching “The Amazing Race”? Have you dreamed of participating in daunting mental and physical challenges in exotic locations? Do you fantasize abo…

Easter Lake Beach Closed for the Season

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Easter Lake Beach has been closed for the season due to flooding that is unsafe for park users. The beach will re-open on Memorial Day Weekend in 2015.

Dennis Parker Retires as PCC Director

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Polk County Conservation Board, at their August 20, 2014, board meeting approved the retirement request of Director, Dennis Parker. Mr. Parker has been the Dire…

September - December Nature News Hot Off The Press!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The September - December 2014 Nature News newsletter has just been released. Inside, it shares information and photos about current projects and upcoming progra…

Pledge Your Support for the Jester Park Conservation Center

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dear Friend of Polk County Conservation, Please help us complete one of the most exciting and powerful projects to benefit Greater Des Moines for many generati…

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Granger, IA 50109

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