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Testing the Water in Polk County  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
In November 2012, voters supported the Polk County Water and Land Legacy Bond (PCWLL) in historic fashion passing the measure with 72%.
Keepin an Eye on the Water  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
Polk County Conservation has recently released our reports on our first year of water quality monitoring. Our focus was smaller streams across the county, including Fourmile, Camp, Beaver, Walnut and Yeader.
The Latest  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
The Latest Regular Polk County Water & Land Legacy Updates
Pollintar Education and Garden Project Wins Award  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
The Iowa Association of Naturalists (IAN) and the Iowa Conservation Education Coalition (ICEC) are proud to announce Polk County Conservation as this year’s recipient of the Ada Hayden Conservation Education Award.
Board Member - Samanth Brear  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
Samantha Brear was appointed to the Polk County Conservation Board in January 2017.
Park Planner - Adam Fedrick  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
Adam Fendrick joins Polk County Conservation as their first Park Planner where he combines his education as an urban planner and landscape architect to create sustainable landscapes.
Park ranger - David Weidt  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
David Weidt joins Polk County Conservation as the new Conservation Park Ranger at Jester Park.
Polk County Conservatin on Instagram  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
Polk County Conservation is excited to announce the launch of our new Instagram account!
Volunteer Spotlight  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
This quarter Polk County Conservation has the volunteer spotlight on Bob Myers, our 2016 Volunteer of the Year award winner.
Samaritan Detection Dogs to search for box turtles at Chichaqua  Apr 21 2017, Polk County
PCC is contracting with Samaritan Detection Dogs, L.L.C. to search for ornate box turtles at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt. Ornate box turtles are considered a threatend species in Iowa.
Pledge Your Support for the Jester Park Nature Center... The Time is Now!  Aug 17 2016, Polk County
As a friend of Polk County Conservation (PCC), we ask that you consider helping us complete one of the most exciting and powerful projects to benefit Greater Des Moines for many generations to come.
Win a Geocoin!  Aug 17 2016, Polk County
To celebrate Polk County Conservation’s 60th Anniversary in 2016, we created a Polk County Parks Geocaching Challenge.
Stewards, Nest Box Monitors and Adopt-A-Park sponsors Needed!  Dec 23 2015, Polk County
Do you have a favorite park, trail or natural area? Do you enjoy watching birds or want to be more involved?
Become a Friend of PolkCounty Water and Land Legacy(PCWLL)  Oct 17 2013, Polk County
Public involvement has helped shape past and current planning efforts for Polk County Conservation.
Your Cans are Feeding the Birds  Oct 17 2013, Polk County
Over the last three years, many park visitors and students have enjoyed watching birds from the bird blind in Jester Park.
Rain Barrels Available to Purchase  May 30 2013, Polk County
Polk County Conservation now has 33 gallon pre-constructed plastic rain barrels available for purchase.