Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.
View virtual presentation on the project.
$8.1 million park enhancements will offer universal access to nature, recreation for people of all abilities.
Join us as we continue restoration efforts in native woodland habitat through invasive species removal.
In this one-act play based on the award-winning book by Senator John C. Culver and John Hyde, actor Tom Milligan portrays Henry A. Wallace, the agricultural innovator and founder of Pioneer Hi-Bred seed corn company who became US Secretary of Agriculture and later Vice President.
A major artery between the cities of Johnston and Des Moines is once again flowing with cyclists and walkers.
Welcome the holiday season with a fragrant, homemade evergreen wreath. Learn to assemble a variety of fresh evergreen cuttings into a festive wreath, and then add your own personal touches to make it uniquely yours.
We are excited to announce that construction for the Trestle to Trestle Bridge replacement has begun. This bridge is the connector between the cities of Johnston and Des Moines and a key element of the very popular urban Trestle to Trestle Trail.
Prescribed burn has begun in Polk County Conservation’s parks and trails. Natural resource crews will be conducting prescribed burning as weather allows from starting the third week of August.
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist in the comfort of an indoor pool. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, self-rescues, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.