Polk County Conservation

Business Betterment Opportunities

Polk County Conservation Board offers some exciting programs and opportunities to businesses and organizations. The Conservation Board has one of the best Environmental Education departments in the state of Iowa and has won numerous awards. No matter if your business is large or small, we have something for you and your employees.

Lunch ‘n Learn

Looking for some fun and educational programs for your business? Polk County naturalists are skilled educators able to teach a variety of topics. Choose a topic from the following list or come up with one of your own.

  • Animals of Iowa
  • Woodland Wildflowers
  • Bats
  • Birds/Birdwatching
  • Butterfly Gardening
  • Endangered Species
  • Family Fun
  • Habitats of Iowa
  • Insects
  • Invasive Species
  • Landforms and Geology of Iowa
  • Mammals of Iowa
  • Monarch Tagging (September only)
  • Owls
  • Pelicans
  • Polk County Conservation Board…general overview of our parks, trails, and services
  • Rain Gardens
  • Reptiles
  • Saylorville Lake Osprey Project

Inquiries and scheduling can be directed to Patrice Petersen-Keys (515-323-5359).

Outdoor Skill Opportunities

Experienced naturalists are available to lead your group on an exciting outdoor adventure. Training may vary from basic instruction to a multiple day adventure trip. Prices will vary on the length of time and adventure.

  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Bird Watching
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Orienteering
  • Backpacking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Basics

Inquiries and scheduling can be directed to Patrice Petersen-Keys (515-323-5359).

Contact Us

Administration Office
12130 NW 128th St
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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