The story behind the couple who gave away over 8 acres of land to Polk County Conservation.
Prescribed burn season is upon us! Our Natural Resource Crews will be conducting prescribed burning in our parks and trails as weather allows this week and extending through the spring season.
Do you hear that? That’s the sound of us exploring nature and its many sounds! Join us as we listen and create our own sounds using materials we find in nature.
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join PCC naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities that can be enjoyed the rest of their lives. Sign-up for one or the entire series. Instruction, equipment and snack provided.
After several years of extensive restoration work, the wildlife area is now part of Polk County Conservation's family of parks.
Come saddle up and join us in the great outdoors for a scenic horseback trail ride!
How Polk County Conservation uses scent detection dogs to aid in the restoration of Ornate Box Turtles.
Pack up your dinner to go and head on over to Yellow Banks for an evening out. We’ll start with everyone having a picnic while hearing about some of the plants and animals at the park. We’ll then take an interactive walk to see what more the park has to offer.
Meeting scheduled for March 7 at 5:30 pm.
That’s right, this is summer camp, but for the grown-ups. Sign-up with your friend, partner in crime, family, or just by yourself. We’ll spend the day outdoors while we go on a several mile hike around the varying terrains of Jester Park exploring, learning, and adventuring.
View virtual presentation on the project.
Fishing with the Fuzz, is a FREE Youth Fishing Clinic, held at Easter Lake County Park. This event is focused on getting kids outdoors. We will be focused on teaching them about the following topics: basic spin casting, fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety.