Entries by Naturalist

2021 Summer Nature Olympics

Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Four weeks throughout the summer we will host programs at two different times allowing youth to practice and compete in an activity. We will score participants in each activity and have an overall winner from the summer. Participants can come to all four activities or just one. We […]

2021 Summer Camps

Join Jefferson County Conservation for a summer of fun! We have a great line up sure to peak your outdoor adventurers’ interest! Registration opens April 1st 4 & 5 Years                Caterpillar Camp- FULL                          June 1-4 4 […]

Invasive Species

Naturalist Brittney Tiller joins in the conversation with botanist Steve Taylor and birding expert Diane Porter on invasive species. Click here to watch the video.

Volunteer Project on Earth Day

Several volunteers spent their Earth Day removing Autumn Olive from the Chapel Studio pond prairie in Jefferson County Park. KYOU did a great job of covering the event for us and helping us to spread the word about invasive species. Watch the video clip here.

Campground, Cabin and Shelter Openings

With the arrival of warmer weather, several of the parks managed by Jefferson County Conservation will see their amenities opening back up. The Round Prairie Park and Mac Coon Access campgrounds will open on Friday, April 2nd. Both campgrounds have a nightly rate of $12 for electricity and $9 without. The campgrounds are first come, […]

Spring Break Camps

We are offering spring break camps for students in pre-school through 6th grade. Each camp is $10 and has a limited number of participants. Pre-School & Kindergarten                Thursday, March 25th           9:00am-12:00pm 1st and 2nd Grade                    […]

Educational Videos

Looking for something fun to do this winter? Check out all of our educational videos! Here is a link to our videos page and our YouTube Channel!

Conservation Office Renovation

The Conservation Offices and entryway to the Nature Center have recently been renovated. They had not been updated since they were built in the 80’s. Come stop in to see the recent renovations, just be sure to wear your mask!