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.
Lend a helping hand setting up our native gardens for success this growing season.
Take time to unwind as the sun sets on the outdoor plaza or the Great Hall of the Jester Park Nature Center. The class will begin with a short nature hike to give participants a chance distress and enjoy the beauty of nature. The yoga class is perfect for beginners.
Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.
After several years of extensive restoration work, the wildlife area is now part of Polk County Conservation's family of parks.
Gather your friends and family together for a night of fun at Jester Park’s Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. Opportunities will be available for bouldering (age 4+) and archery (age 10+). A variety of games will be available.
How Polk County Conservation uses scent detection dogs to aid in the restoration of Ornate Box Turtles.
Meeting scheduled for March 7 at 5:30 pm.
Explore the natural healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Brandy Case Haub, a certified forest guide. This mindful walk through the Prairie will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.