Conservation

Conservation

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OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life and promote and preserve the health, welfare, and enjoyment for the citizens of Scott County and the general public by acquiring, developing, operating, and preserving the historical, educational, environmental, recreational and natural resources of the County.

Bike and Equestrian Trails are Closed

Due to weather conditions Scott County Park mountain bike & equestrian trails are closed. If you would like additional  information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1


Features

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm

In this kid-friendly class that blends nature and art, learn about birds and what they eat.  Then enjoy complimentary hot cocoa while you learn to paint a themed picture on canvas in a guided step-by-step experience. Cost is $5 a canvas and you must call to register.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm

Overview

Hunter education is a mandatory program that is designed to introduce students to several life-long skills that are important to many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities. The course teaches students basic survival and first aid skills, water safety, wildlife identification, and the basics of wildlife management, hunting laws, and firearm/archery safety. Hunter education also stresses the importance of individual responsibility and outdoor ethics.

Iowa law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1972 must be certified in hunter education before they are eligible to purchase an Iowa hunting license.

Typically there is no...

The Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities.

  • We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the right to any loan, depending on conditions.
  • You will be required to render your license to hold any equipment while on loan.  
  • You must remain on Wapsi River Center property.
  • Equipment is available during business hours M-F 9-4 pm and Saturdays 1-4 pm- dependent on program needs and site conditions.

Cross-country skis and boots fit a variety of...

Due to infestations of Emerald Ash Borer, Out-Of-County firewood without proper IDALS labeling is NOT permitted. For more information speak with our park staff or visit: http://www.iowadnr.gov/forestry/shadetrees/eab.html

News & Notices

The Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities. We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the...
Posted: December 16, 2016
Glynns Creek Golf Course is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in the spring. If you would like to schedule outings or have questions, please call (563) 328-3284 and I will return your call as soon as possible. Thanks! John Valliere, Golf Professional
Posted: November 29, 2016
Glynns Creek Pro Shop Open for Holiday Shopping through Dec. 23rd Our Clubhouse Pro Shop will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays 9am - 4pm. Stop in for that perfect gift for the golfer on your list!
Posted: November 28, 2016