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.
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.
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2020 Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Requests will be sent to all Registered Voters in Polk County Iowa.
We ❤ science! Bill Nye the Science Guy sharing the importance of wearing a mask. https://t.co/fBarx5zNfz #wearyourmask
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.
The Polk County Election Office processed 1,018 absentee ballot requests today. We now have just shy of 4,000 requests for the General Election. There are 112 days until Election Day and 83 days before we can mail requested ballots to voters.
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).
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.
Bring the kids out for a night of catching (and releasing) fireflies while enjoying a roasted marshmallow over a fire.
CANOE RENTALS AT CHICHAQUA ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL WATER LEVELS ARE BACK UP
Continue to do your part and #socialdistance when you are in public settings!
Come discover what creatures live in and around a pond. All sampling equipment will be provided.
UPDATE: JULY 9, 2020 | Parks, trails, and campgrounds are open! Read below for the most up-to-date COVID-19 notifications.
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Come get your feet wet as we discover all we can about water. We’ll compare ponds, rivers, lakes, and wetlands plus the animals that live in them.