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 […]
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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 […]
Jefferson County Conservation would like to welcome Austin Roe as the new naturalist. Austin will begin on Monday, November 27th. My name is Austin Roe, I grew up in Eddyville, […]
Portions of the southwestern part of the Loop Trail are currently closed and will be closed until construction is completed in the effected areas. There are currently closures where the […]
In early March, Governor Reynold’s announced the final round award recipients of the Destination Iowa funds. Jefferson County was awarded $450,000 for the Prairie Ridge Campground planned for Jefferson County […]
Join Jefferson County Conservation for a summer of fun! We have a great line up sure to peak your outdoor adventurers’ interest! Registration opens May 1st at 6:00am Summer Nature […]
Jefferson County Conservation is working on a prairie restoration project at Round Prairie Park. For an update and drone footage of the project, check out this video!
The Jefferson County Conservation Board is seeking applicants to fill a seasonal conservation intern position. The position will begin in May 2023 and end in August 2023. Duties include mowing, […]
You may notice a different view from at the Jefferson County Park Picnic Area. The brush around the ballfield has been removed in order to plant prairie. The brush consisted […]
Winter is a trying time for some animals, looking for food and water sources and trying to stay warm, but there is an animal that is tucked in for a […]
As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Jefferson County Conservation, we would like to highlight several of the people who have made such an impact on our organization. When it […]
We are offering winter nature camps for students in pre-school through 8th grade. Each camp is $10 unless noted and has a limited number of participants. Pre-School– FULL […]
Did you know Iowa has 9 different species of Owls? One of the most elusive of the group is the tiny Eastern Screech Owl. Eastern Screech Owls are one of […]
The Jefferson County Conservation Board would like to thank the family and friends of Jim Adam for their generosity. With the memorial funds for Jim Adam, a bench will be […]
JCC Board Meetings
The Conservation Board meets the last Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m at the Nature Center in Jefferson County Park. These meetings are open to the public. See most current agenda.
Jefferson County Conservation
2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, IA 52556
Phone: (641) 472-4421
Jefferson County Conservation is located in southeast Iowa and currently manages 12 parks, natural areas and trails which encompass nearly 1400 acres across the county.