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.
The only way we can reduce COVID-19 in our community is by wearing a mask and social distancing. Be smart and please do your part to keep everyone healthy. #WearAMask
Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft.
Your weekly to wear your 😷 over your 👄 AND 👃🏼! #wearamask
Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Request Forms have been sent to all Active voters and continue to be mailed to voters. Voters need to submit ONLY ONE Absentee Request Form. Ballot will be Mailed Out starting October 5th.
Does your company offer Volunteer Paid Time Off (VTO)? Join us as we collect seed from plants ready to harvest from one of our county parks. Come and go between your allotted hours.
Johnathan, we are currently working on items that came into our office on 9/4.
A naturalist will walk you through the bison and elk exhibit and share the history of these giants of the prairie. We’ll also introduce you to the resident herds of Jester Park and provide an opportunity to see these magnificent animals up close.
Mark your calendars! Our drive up flu clinics start Monday, September 28th.#getyourflushot
Join us and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for a moonlit evening as we hand harvest native prairie seed under the sunset at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt. Afterwards we'll gather around the campfire at the Youth Camp Area to enjoy s'mores and celebrate fall with new friends.
Visit our Drive-Thru Flu Clinic with Ankeny Fire Station #1 and @CityOfAnkeny TODAY!! #getyourflushot
Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. Some years, we have seen a mild flu season. . The truth is we have no idea what this year’s flu season will look like. What we do know is that possible to get the flu and COVID-19 at the same time.
Learn how diverse the insect world really is! We’ll cover basic insect characteristics, the different orders of insects, and the amazing adaptations insects have for survival.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for Detention Officer through October 19, 2020.
If you have been tested for #Covid_19, STAY HOME and avoid others until you have your test results. You could potentially infect others. #stayhome
Explore the natural healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Crystal Berkens or Brandy Case Haub, certified forest guides. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.