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.
Come out to Jester Park Equestrian Center and enjoy a fun group or family outing as a team of draft horses pull your open wagon down the beautiful timber trails of Jester Park.
Celebrate fall with your family at the Brenton Slough with INHF and Polk County Conservation! Families can enjoy an interpretive hayrack ride, nature crafts and other activities suited for all ages, all celebrating the interesting plants and animals found on the property.
Spend time in your local prairies for the benefit future habitat restoration projects this fall season!
Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.
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.
After several years of extensive restoration work, the wildlife area is now part of Polk County Conservation's family of parks.
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.
How Polk County Conservation uses scent detection dogs to aid in the restoration of Ornate Box Turtles.
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.