DES MOINES, Iowa – March 23 2020 — To protect the health and safety of Polk County employees and the general public the following closures and service modifications will be effective beginning 8:00 am on March 18, 2020 until further notice.
If you are out and about this weekend, wear your mask. And don't forget to social distance! #wearyourmask
Join us on this five-day adventure to the sandhills of Nebraska. We’ll paddle for two days and camp three nights along the banks of the Niobrara River. We’ll spend the third day visiting Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge and Ashfall Fossil Beds.
The drop box is safe to handle business. Continue to watch our website for updates https://t.co/it8hdgUD91
Learn what animals like rabbits, squirrels, foxes have in common, and what makes animals with fur unique. We’ll take a look at their homes, tracks and more!
Please be advised that SE 14 Place between SE 55 Street to Dead End will be closed on Monday, July 13, 2020 for an Asphalt Resurfacing project . Click on "read more" for additional information and map.
Have you moved recently? Please make sure that you update your registration as we want to make sure that you receive an absentee ballot request. https://t.co/9Fw8PHv4Rs https://t.co/vtvyvar8Pd
CANOE RENTALS AT CHICHAQUA ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL WATER LEVELS ARE BACK UP
Take time to unwind as the sun sets on the outdoor plaza of the Jester Park Nature Center. The class will begin with a short hike to give participants a chance distress and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Mail has been very, very steady this week with absentee ballot requests from voters.
Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring our family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist from PCC. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas with your children.
2020 Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Requests will be sent to all Registered Voters in Polk County Iowa.
We will prefill some of the form, highlighting the portions that voters will need to fill out
Set your kid’s imagination and adventurous spirit free as they learn about the natural environment and important survival skills. Activities range from plant i.d., animal tracking, fire and shelter building. Campers will forage for and cook their own lunch.
UPDATE: JULY 9, 2020 | Parks, trails, and campgrounds are open! Read below for the most up-to-date COVID-19 notifications.
First day of in person voting, which also the first day County Auditors can place ballots in the mail is October 5, 2020.
Do you know a little girl who loves princesses? Want to encourage her to dress up AND have fun exploring the outdoors at the same time? Girls, ages 4-6, are invited to the park in “princess attire” (whatever that means to them).