Polk County Conservation

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January - April 2015 Nature News Just Released!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Get the most up-to-date information about Polk County Conservation and find out what programs and events are coming up that you can be a part of! Click here for the "just released" January - April 2015 Nature News.

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.

Park Water Shut-off for the 2014 Season

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Water service to campgrounds, restrooms, and showerhouses has been shut off for the 2014 season. Camping is permitted through November 30, despite the absence of water. 

Campgrounds are closed from December 1 - March 31 (except to walk-in tent camping, which is allowed year-round).

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 on September 10, 2014.  To view Click here

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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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