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Dock Removed  Oct 21 2021, Cerro Gordo County , Blue-Bill Wildlife Area
The courtesy dock at Bluebill has been removed for the season.
Prairie Land Trail  Sep 28 2021, Cerro Gordo County
If you are looking for a new place to ride your bike or take a walk, that place is the Prairie Land trail, where Cerro Gordo County Conservation has completed 11-miles of a planned 21-mile trail.
Ski Report  Dec 30 2020, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Ski Report for Lime Creek Conservation Area Cross Country Ski Trails as of 12-30-2020
Wilkinson and Shell Rock River Greenbelt Closing  Nov 19 2020, Cerro Gordo County , Shellrock River Greenbelt and Preserve
Wilkinson Pioneer Park Greenbelt and the Shell Rock River Greenbelt extending from 295th Street to county road B30 will officially close to vehicle traffic for the season effective Monday, November 30, 2020.
Upgrades at Bluebill Wildlife Area  Aug 28 2020, Cerro Gordo County , Blue-Bill Wildlife Area
A portion of your fishing license fees at work in Cerro Gordo County!
Improvements at Goranson Access  Aug 28 2020, Cerro Gordo County , Goranson Access
Recent improvements made along the Winnebago River at Goranson Access
New Boat Dock and Kayak Launch  Jun 7 2019, Cerro Gordo County , Blue-Bill Wildlife Area
Blue-Bill Lake gets New Boat Dock and Kayak Launch
Exhibit Renovation Project at Lime Creek Nature Center  May 1 2019, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
The nature center facility has been a popular destination to thousands of visitors during these years, but our displays and exhibit themes are aging and becoming outdated.
Monarch Mania Website  Jan 19 2016, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Our “Monarch Mania!” website is up and running!
Ingebretson Park Campground Shower House Facility  Jul 10 2014, Cerro Gordo County
A facility update was completed at Ingebretson Park during fall 2013 and spring 2014 at the shower house facility.
Prairie Mural Complete  May 30 2014, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
The prairie mural in the Lime Creek Nature Center auditorium has been completed. This third and final mural depicts the Tall grass prairie habitat that once dominated the Iowa landscape.
Lime Creek Conservation Area Equestrian Parking Lot  Apr 26 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board has constructed a new “Equestrian Trailer Parking Only” lot area at the Lime Creek Conservation Area.
Fin & Feather and Clark Lake Improvements  Feb 8 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Mike Zack Wildlife Area
Fish Spawning Habitat Structures Installed at Three County Lakes.
Blue-bill Lake Improvements  Feb 8 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Blue-Bill Wildlife Area
Fish Spawning Habitat Structures Installed at Three County Lakes.
Eagle Scout Projects  Feb 6 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
CGCCB & 2 local Boy Scouts have partnered to improve and/or enhance existing areas w/in the county. The 2 scouts are from Troop #12 based in Mason City. The individuals have organized & completed projects that will impact guests visiting the areas.
Eagle Scout Project  Feb 6 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Wilkinson Pioneer Park
CGCCB & 2 local Boy Scouts have partnered to improve and/or enhance existing areas w/in the county. The 2 scouts are from Troop #12 based in Mason City. The individuals have organized & completed projects that will impact guests visiting the areas.
Eagle Scout Project - Upgrades  Feb 6 2013, Cerro Gordo County , Shellrock River Greenbelt and Preserve
CGCCB & 2 local Boy Scouts have partnered to improve and/or enhance existing areas w/in the county. The 2 scouts are from Troop #12 based in Mason City. The individuals have organized & completed projects that will impact guests visiting the areas.
Campground Updates  Sep 26 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Wilkinson Pioneer Park
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board has recently completed a couple improvements at Wilkinson Pioneer Park.
Updates to Archery Range  Sep 12 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Spring Creek Preserve
The current archery target range site, available for public use and for Mohawk Archery Club organized events, has recently been augmented by local Boy Scouts from Troop #401, located here in Mason City.
Wetland Enhancement Project Complete at Zirbel Slough  Jun 26 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Zirbel Slough
Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board (CGCCB) in cooperation with Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) recently completed a wetland enhancement project at Zirbel Slough.
Lime Creek and Winnebago Oxbow Habitat Project Completed!  Jun 5 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Winnebago Oxbow
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board (CGCCB) has completed the habitat improvement projects at the Lime Creek Conservation Area and The Winnebago Oxbow Wildlife Area.
New Plant Identification Guide Available  May 7 2012, Cerro Gordo County
The IRVM staff of the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board has recently completed a native prairie plant id guide that contains photos & descriptions of over 60 of North Iowa's most common native prairie grasses & wildflowers.
Shower House Update  Apr 5 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Linn Grove Park
LINN GROVE CAMPGROUND GETS SHOWER HOUSE UPDATE
New Fishing Jetty  Apr 4 2012, Cerro Gordo County , Blue-Bill Wildlife Area
FISHING JETTY CONSTRUCTED AT BLUEBILL WILDLIFE AREA