Conservation Board

Conservation Board

The Scott County Conservation Board, authorized by the people of Scott County at a general election in 1956, was one of the first county conservation boards to be organized in Iowa.

Board members are charged with the responsibility of conserving the natural resources of the county, preserving scenic and historic sites, developing recreational facilities to provide opportunities for the residents of the county, their guests and tourists to enjoy themselves.

The following serve on the board by appointment of the Scott County Board of Supervisors:

  • John "Skip" O’Donnell – Chair
  • Beth McAleer – Vice-Chair
  • Carol M. Fennelly – Secretary
  • Gene Weis
  • Richard Mohr

Roger A. Kean - Executive Director

Upcoming Meetings:

Board meetings are generally held the second Wednesday of every month at 3:00 P.M. Meetings are open to the public. Times and locations subject to change.

West Lake Park
14910-110th Avenue
Davenport, Iowa 52804
Phone: (563) 328-3280
Fax: (563) 381-2805

The Scott County Conservation Board in the provisions of services and facilities to the public does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, national origin, age or handicap. If any believe he or she has been subjected to such discrimination, he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination, with either the Scott County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.

News & Notices

Come explore the Wapsi River Center this winter, via snowshoes or cross country skis. The Wapsi River Center has aluminum snowshoes, and X country ski equipment which may be checked out on Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. The equipment is available on a “first come first served” basis. Please...
December 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016
Bald eagles will start arriving in November along with migrant waterfowl. The stretch of the Wapsi River below the Center supports dozens of eagles in the night roost. The best viewing will be at the Center from December through early March, one to two hours before dusk. During Center hours scopes...
October 28, 2015 to March 1, 2016
The Scott County Conservation Board announces that the regular October Board Meeting will take place at 4:00p.m. at Glynns Creek Clubhouse on October 14th. If you would like additional information please call (563) 328-3280.
October 6, 2015 to October 14, 2015