Listening to the sounds of nature one might hear while enjoying the beauty of Carney Marsh.
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.
Hawks…birds of prey…raptors…no matter what you call them, this group of predatory birds is fascinating to watch and study.
The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) has selected Dr. Ron Eckoff to receive the 2023 Hagie Heritage Award.
Join us in welcoming Track that Scat’s author Lisa Morlock! Bring your little ones along for an exciting opportunity to listen to the story and become an “animal detective” learning how to identify common Iowa mammal tracks.
An itinerary for a peaceful day at Fort Des Moines Park. A way to explore the park while finding peace; improving both your physical and mental health.
Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.
Join PCC staff in the fight against invasive plant species in the woodlands of Fort Des Moines Park.
After several years of extensive restoration work, the wildlife area is now part of Polk County Conservation's family of parks.
Looking for an excuse to get out of the house, make some new friends, and learn about the exciting world of nature? Then join us! These programs are held the first Tuesday of each month.