Entries by Naturalist

Frank Redeker Donates Bison Head

Frank Redeker stands beside the American Bison head he donated to the Jefferson County Park Nature Center. Redeker also donated a full-sized Porcupine mount, a Bison hide, and an Elk […]

Bat Conservation Projects

The Jefferson County Conservation Board is working with the Iowa DNR to improve bat habitat in Jefferson County. This is part of a larger project to improve bat habitat across […]

Creature Feature: Cicada Killers

Not a murder hornet Ah the soothing sounds of summer, the Nighthawk’s peent call and the buzzing of the cicadas. It is the latter sound that brings a fearsome looking […]

New Office Assistant

Diana Flynn has happily joined the staff at Jefferson County Conservation as an office assistant. She has many years of office management and customer service experience and is looking forward […]

Summer Nature Olympics

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 […]

2022 Summer Line Up

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 at 6:00am Summer Nature […]

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            […]

Round Prairie Park Change of Use Proposal

JEFFERSON COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD Public Notice Round Prairie Park Change of Use Proposal 9/1/2021 The Jefferson County Conservation Board is considering changes in the management of Round Prairie Park for […]

Online Shelter Reservations

Shelter use at Jefferson County Park has seen an increase over the last year. Beginning on Monday, January 3rd, shelters will be available for online reservations. Park users can go […]