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photo of glynns creek golf course in fall
Saturday, September 29, 2018

Come join in the fun, this event features an 8" cup! Four person teams are flighted by number of teams signed up for the event.  Men will play from the blue tees and women play from green tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per person and includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes.  This is the last four person best shots of the season so hurry and sign up so you don't miss out on the fun!

http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-golf-course/special-events

photo of golf course
Saturday, September 29, 2018

Man and woman are a 2 person team and play 9 holes with an 8" cup in an alternate shot format and scored using a modified stable ford scoring system. The event is flighted by the number of teams signed up each night. Men play from the white tees and women play from the red tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per couple and includes green fee, cart fee, prizes and a cookout after play. This is intended to be a fun night and beginners are encouraged to participate.  This is the last couples outing and your last chance to play an 8" cup, be sure to get signed up!

Picture of the group "The Prairie Fiddle".
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy 100 years of rural American music at Scott County Conservation’s 4th annual “Pioneer Village Harvest Moon Song & Dance Fest” . Gates open at noon. Admission is $6.00 adults, $3.00 children, under 5 free.

The festival features five area groups performing a timeline of traditional, bluegrass, fiddle, and banjo, folk and early country music from 1900’s to 1960’s such as “Down by the Riverside,” “Goodnight Irene,” and ”King of the Road.”  

Food from Big Dave & Holly’s of LeClaire, Iowa's Finest Kettle Korn, Long Grove and the Village Soda Fountain will be available to purchase. Lawn chairs are welcome. Rain or Shine. If rain, music will be in the church on the...

photo of golf course
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Teams consist of four players, 2 men and 2 women PLUS an 8" cup! Play is a scramble, all players tee shots must be used at least twice in the 18 holes. The tournament is flighted by the number of teams signed up for the event.  Men play from white tees, women play from red tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per person, includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes!  Click the link below to see more opportunities to participate in special events!

Clip art of a two hunters in front of a paper target.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm

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

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image of flyer presenting this information
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Join us at the Wapsi Environmental Center for an exciting day of presentations, activities, skills, and crafts.  Activities are geared for all ages and abilities. Smokey Bear will make appearances throughout the day! Registration is required please call 563-328-3286.

  • 9-11:30 - Atlatl Throwing
  • 9-10:15 - Dream Catchers
  • 10:15 - 11:30 - Rain Sticks
  • 11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch
  • 12:30 - 3 - Hatchet Throwing
  • 12:30 - 1:45 - Cattail Dolls/Ducks
  • 1:45 - 3 - Nature Hike
Two bicyclers at the park.

Bike and Equestrian Trails are OPEN.

  • When open, please avoid any areas that may be wet.
  • At times, trails are closed due to weather conditions.

If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1.

News & Notices

The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 13, 2018 through January 10, 2019 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Tuesday, July 31st by 4:...
Posted: June 29, 2018
NEWS RELEASE - JUNE 14, 2018 The Scott County Conservation Board (SCCB) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in coordination with FYRA Engineering, will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 28th at 5 p.m. at the Blue Grass Public Safety Building (606 Mayne Street in Bluegrass, IA...
Posted: June 15, 2018
During this workshop, you will learn about The Great Sunflower Project. This citizen science project helps you better understand the cause and effect of the decline in bee populations. You get to participate in a pollinator count and then make an insect hotel that you can take home and install in...
Posted: June 1, 2018