Pottawattamie Conservation is excited to announce the next Speaker Series program this May 13th. This online program is held in partnership with the Council Bluffs Public Library & supported by a grant from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Learn the intrepid tale of the Dump Busters and continue the legacy by busting some litter at Hitchcock Nature Center for Earth Day!
Rene Stroud, Naturalist
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Spring has sprung so get outdoors & enjoy some time in nature at Hitchcock Nature Center & Botna Bend Park during this special, self-guided event designed for our youngest nature lovers.
Rene Stroud, Naturalist and Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
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Interested in improving your birding skills, learning more about common bird species, or joining in on community science projects in your area? Check out Building Better Birders!
New entrance, camping, & membership fees will go into effect March 1st.
Anyone with a passion for the great outdoors is in for a treat with A Land Ethic Workshop.
We are looking for some enthusiastic seasonal help at your county parks!
Kate Simmons, Community Relations Coordinator
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Registration for our 2021 Summer Nature Camps will open on March 1st!
Join us in welcoming the newest member of the Pottawattamie County Conservation Board.
Pottawattamie Conservation is accepting bids for a park improvement project at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Find out what was flying during our last full month of the 2020 HawkWatch season.
Pottawattamie Conservation is accepting bids for a park improvement project at Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek, Iowa.
Get ready to explore the unexplored at your county parks & habitat areas in 2021.
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.
Catch up with the Hitchcock HawkWatch during October & see what's flying past the tower.
Get to know our first speaker, Lauren Darnold, Education & Public Outreach Coordinator with Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, Inc. & get ready for "Bats of Iowa" on November 12th!
Autumn at Hitchcock Nature Center brings the return of our Hitchcock HawkWatch team. This year we are welcoming back Earl Johnson as our lead HawkWatch Counter.
Catch up on the latest HawkWatch news with our September activity report.
A perfect storm of conditions leads to large fish kill event at Blackbird Marsh.
Join in the fun September 17th through October 1st & show your support for the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation & Pottawattamie Conservation.
Enjoy breakfast at Botna Bend Park with our annual Pancake Feed done Social Distance Style!
Our cabins need some great names & we need your help choosing them.
Pottawattamie Conservation and Pottawattamie County Public Health are working closely with federal, state, and local healthcare partners to plan for prevention and response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Public health efforts are focused on both containing the spread of the virus and mitigating its potential impact.
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