Conservation


2021 Summer Day Camps

All Summer Camp age groups are full!
 
Covid-19 Updates:
The Conservation Education Center is open to the public. Masks are recommended and we ask that if you feel ill, please stay home. Please keep the tips/guidelines that Washington County Public Health and Washington County, IA Emergency Management have issued in mind if you do get out and about in any of our parks.

If you have an upcoming rental with us and are worried about the risk you could potentially be putting your guests in, please contact us by email, Facebook, or phone to reschedule or answer any questions you may have.
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Camping at Marr Park


The campground update has been completed and all 41 sites are now open to the public. Water is on at each site with the shower house open as well. 


New Displays

Nature Center Displays have been installed. Click the link to see the video McCullough Creative created. 


Upcoming Events With WCCB 

Toddler Time | Conservation Center | July 7th at 9:30am
Join our naturalist to learn all about critters found in the wetlands! This program may cause kids to get wet so please bring extra clothing options, just in case.
Fly Fishing Clinic | Conservation Education Center | July 24th at 9am
Join Mike Canas for an adult-only clinic. To participate in this free event, please register at 319-657-2400.
Toddler Time | Conservation Education Center | August 4th at 9:30am
This month, kids will have the opportunity to learn all about the Monarch Butterfly. A short hike to the prairie will allow the kids to look at Milkweed plant to find Monarch Caterpillars and Butterflies.
Dino-Dig | Conservation Education Center | August 14th at 9:30am
This all-ages program will allow kids to dig for dinosaur "bones" and see if they can put the dinosaur together correctly!