Cameron Timber Preserve

  • Cameron Timber Preserve Located one mile west of Maysville on State Route 130.
  • 33 acre State Forest Preserve represents a typical upland woodland containing primarily hardwoods such as Red Oak, White Oak and Hickory.
  • Contains many varieties of spring floras and species of birds.
  • No hunting allowed
  • No development is planned.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Scott County Conservation Board meeting will be held by teleconference due to COVID-19. Find agendas and minutes when available.

 

To Join: Call (408) 418-9388

Access Code: 292 303 894

Flyer advertising the event
Saturday, April 18, 2020

POSTPONED -Until Further Notice.

9:00am - Noon

Join the Friends of the Wapsi Center and Staff for a celebration of Earth Day.  Our workday will focus on habitat clean-up and sprucing up the facilities for upcoming events. There will be fun for all ages and abilities, bring the whole family and a friend!  Please bring appropriate clothing, work gloves and a water bottle.  Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch provided by the Friends of the Wapsi Center.

Please call to REGISTER  - 563-328-3286

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 4:30pm

Watch Environmental Education Programs for FREE, at the “wild” of the Wapsi

We greatly appreciate your support and trust, and we want the public to be able to continue to enjoy the outdoors as an opportunity to enhance wellness. We are creating videos, in support of alternative on-site visits by schools and the public, as a relevant service to our community. We are bringing the “outdoors” to you, so “travel” to our Scott County Conservation's Facebook page for environmental education programs! These free E-programs are being offered in support of social distancing guidelines related to COVID-19. 

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Flyer advertising the event
Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBA

Come join Wapsi River Center staff and Iowa 4-H AmeriCorps Environmental Educator, and learn to become more sustainable by creating your own health and home products made with natural ingredients. The program costs $15/person (payable at the program). Please bring two spray bottles, a small squeeze bottle, and a reusable container. See attached flyer for details.

Please call to register.

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UPDATED 4/3/2020:

We greatly appreciate your support and trust, and we want the public to be able to continue to enjoy the outdoors as an opportunity to enhance both your physical and mental health, especially during this period that can create increased anxieties.

In accordance with CDC guidelines and state recommendations pertaining to COVID-19, we want to share with you important information about our parks and facilities. 

At this point, our Parks and Glynns Creek Golf Course are open based on county public health recommendations. Our highest priority is the health and well-being of our visitors, volunteers and employees. During [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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Series #1

Tuesday: April 21st & 28th  May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Thursday: April 23rd & 30th  May 7th, 9th, 14th, 21st, & 28th

Series #2

Tuesday: June 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th   July 7th & 14th

Thursday:  June 11th, 18th, & 25th  July 2nd, 9th & 16th

Series #3

Thursday: July 30th  August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th  September 3rd

- all lessons are 6:00 - 7:00pm

Please call to reserve your spot!  (563) 328-3284

Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:00am

Glynns Creek Golf Course is now open for the season (weather permitting).  For more information and Tee times, please call.

Closed restroom sign.

Scott County Conservation parks continue to look at ways to help protect the health of visitors and staff during the COVID-19 health emergency. Our parks are still open. However, in accordance to CDC guidelines and in response to the Iowa state parks decision to reduce certain park amenities as part of the COVID-19 response, we are announcing the following operational changes, effectively immediately:

  • All bathrooms, including pit latrines and shower-houses, are closed until further notice. Visitors should bring their own hand sanitizer, as no soap or sanitizer will be available in the park.
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Saturday, May 2, 2020

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

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

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!

Campers playing with hula-hoops during an indian presentation.

We have openings for children 6 - 12 yrs old who love to explore, learn about nature, and make lots of new friends!  Day camps are available starting in June at Pioneer Village.  Register now for one or all of the eight, 1 week adventures!

Questions: Call the Pioneer Village at (563) 328-3283

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $18.00 to $20.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.50 to $14.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.50 to $12.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $13.32 to $13.32 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.

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