Listening to the sounds of nature one might hear while enjoying the beauty of Carney Marsh.
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.
Spend time in your local prairies for the benefit future habitat restoration projects this fall season!
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.
Come learn the sustainability practices staff are implementing at Polk County Conservation parks and natural areas. We will share the long-range goals and best practices of our newly adopted sustainability plan.
Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.
Let your imagination run wild with this 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.
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.
Join us for a season of learning at the Jester Park Nature Center. This program series will be delivered in a flexible format that is designed for homeschool students. Each month we will explore a new theme related to the natural world.