News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2023

Linn County Conservation Releases 2022 Annual Report

2020 annual report cover

At the Linn County Conservation Board regular monthly meeting this week, the Conservation Board approved for release the 2022 Annual Report. In addition to financial information from fiscal year 2022, the calendar year highlights within the report include...

Read on...

Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Linn County Conservation Hosting Adventure Day Dialogue

Adventure Day Dialogue with 4 outdoor photos, a group, a kayaker, and officer and bike

Linn County Conservation will host a day of presenters at the Wickiup Hill Learning Center sharing tales and accounts of outdoor adventures. The event takes place Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. People can pop in any time or bring a sack lunch ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Ash Trees Along Road Within Wanatee Park to be Removed

infected ash tree

UPDATE   11/18/2022

Big Bluestem Drive is scheduled to be closed Monday, November 21, 2022 during the morning hours and into the afternoon so the contractor can complete the tree removal project. We appreciate your patience. 

----...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Pinicon Ridge Park dam modification to begin this fall

Pinicon Ridge Park Dam

The Linn County Conservation Board has awarded a contract for improvements on the Pinicon Ridge Park dam located along the Wapsipinicon River in Central City just east of Highway 13. This project will address safety, fish habitat and river recreation pass...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Black Hawk County and Linn County Conservation to Receive $3.5 Million in Destination Iowa Funding

Cedar Valley Nature Trail

July 21, 2022 – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded $3.5 million jointly to Black Hawk and Linn County Conservation to pave 16 miles of the Cedar Valley Nature Trail. This project would ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Morgan Creek Park Reopens with Updated Park Features and Natural Resource Enhancements

Ribbon Cutting at Morgan Creek Park 22 people.

LINN COUNTY, IA – June 3, 2022 – A celebration and ribbon cutting was held at the new Morgan Creek Shelter to mark the completion of a redevelopment phase of Morgan Creek Park, a 352 acre county park managed by Linn County Conservation. The new p...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County