News & Blog: Narrows River Park

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Thank You Volunteers!

It's Volunteer Appreciation Week! A huge thanks to all our volunteers for everything you do.

4/23/2021
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, Conservation, Environmental Education, HawkWatch, Hitchcock Nature Center, Narrows River Park, Volunteering

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Pottawattamie Conservation Fees to Change March 1st

New entrance, camping, & membership fees will go into effect March 1st.

3/1/2021
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, Hitchcock Nature Center, Narrows River Park, News

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Summer Internships with Your County Parks

We are looking for some enthusiastic seasonal help at your county parks!

1/23/2021
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, Conservation, Environmental Education, Hitchcock Nature Center, Land Management, Narrows River Park, News, Our Staff, Summer

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Bid Notice: Narrows River Park Boat Ramp Replacement & Flood Protection Project

Pottawattamie Conservation is accepting bids for a park improvement project at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

12/18/2020
Jeff Franco, Operations Supervisor and Ryan Penney, Narrows River Park Ranger
Bid Notice, Conservation, Narrows River Park, News

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Face Coverings Required in all County Owned Buildings

Per County Resolution 96-2020 face coverings are required for any person entering any county owned building which includes some facilities at your county parks.

11/17/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, Hitchcock Nature Center, Narrows River Park, News

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Head Outdoors for a Birding Scavenger Hunt

Head outdoors on your own birding scavenger hunt, perfect for some weekend fun.

7/28/2020
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator and Kristen Yost, 2020 Environmental Education Intern
Arrowhead Park, Bird Watching, Botna Bend Park, Conservation, Family Fun, Hiking, Hitchcock Nature Center, Homeschool, Loess Hills, Narrows River Park, Native Animals

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Check out our 2018 Family Programming

Pottawattamie County Conservation's amazing Naturalists Kristen & Rene have been hard at work putting together another season of great programming. 2017 was a year of change for our Environmental Education Department with the creation of the Adult Education Programming, a complete overhaul of our field trip & in school programming, & the addition of a couple brand new program series. 2018 looks like it will continue that trend! We have added a brand new program geared toward our homeschool friends, a new snowshoe hike for children under 12, and new guided hike opportunities.

1/19/2018
Rene Stroud, Naturalist and Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
Family Fun, Events, Hitchcock Nature Center, Botna Bend Park, Arrowhead Park, Narrows River Park, Hiking

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