Join us as we shine a light on a volunteer to thank them for their time and talents, recognize the difference they make and share more about opportunities to give back to our community and environment through Pottawattamie Conservation parks.
Kylie Gumpert, Promotions & Outreach Coordinator
The Hitchcock HawkWatch volunteer group has recorded the migration of hundreds of thousands of eagles, hawks, owls, vultures and falcons since 1991, and it’s time to celebrate their hard work!
It's Volunteer Appreciation Week! A huge thanks to all our volunteers for everything you do.
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
Conservation, Environmental Education, Events, Family Fun, Green Thumbs, Hiking, Hitchcock Nature Center, Holidays, Land Management, Loess Hills, Native Animals, Native Plants, Our Staff, Spring, Volunteering, Zero Waste
UPDATE 5/19/2020 LHNSP personnel & Hitchcock Nature Center staff have made the decision to cancel our Third Annual Trails Day event originally scheduled for May 30th. We hope to bring you another volunteer work day in the future. Thank you for your support.
The Loess Hills Nordic Ski Patrol is an invaluable partner organization, patrolling trails at Hitchcock Nature Center, supporting PCC staff during events, & offering important assistance to park visitors in need. We are so grateful for their continued support of our parks & our mission.
Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center on Saturday, April 20th at 9:00 a.m. for a unique volunteer project. This fun, all ages event combines learning, volunteering, & competition all in one terrific package.
Pottawattamie County Conservation invites you to join in the fun in 2018 with the Iowa Junior Naturalist Program.
The oak tree is a symbol as much as it is a tree. Dotting the landscape of the Midwest, oak trees have been a common sight since before European settlement. But a newly recognized disease has taken aim at these mighty trees and we want to know why.
Get a full year of free access to all Pottawattamie County parks.Become a member of the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation