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Wapsi River Environmental Education Center : Facilities

Wapsi River Environmental Education Center : Facilities

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center is located two miles northwest of Dixon, Iowa, on the bluffs overlooking the Wapsipinicon River. The Center is a nature lover's paradise, with a great diversity of plant and animal life. The Center's main emphasis is resource protection and environmental education.


New sites: Osprey Aquatic Lab, Outdoor Amphitheater, Shooting Range, Teams Course, Elm Campsite, Vincent Campsite, Canoe/kayak access

Rental Facilities:

Owl\'s Nest Dormitory
Owl's Nest Dormitory
Redtail Lodge
Redtail Lodge
Eagle View Eco Center Assembly Room
Eagle View Eco Center Assembly Room
Kestrel Cabin
Kestrel Cabin

Wapsi Center Sites:
Amphitheater
Amphitheater
Pine Ring
Pine Ring
Eagle View Eco Center
Eagle View Eco Center
Menke Observatory
Menke Observatory

News & Notices

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
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please keep an eye out for our upcoming events next quarter. Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and...
Posted: June 1, 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