Sustainability Sensibilities

Jester Park Nature Center 12130 Northwest 128th Street, Granger, IA, United States

Come learn the sustainability practices staff are implementing at Polk County Conservation parks and natural areas. We will share the long-range goals and best practices of our newly adopted sustainability plan. Polk County Conservation will be offering bi-monthly sustainability programming topics for the public to learn more on living green and ways to implement sustainability into our everyday lives. REGISTRATION: Required DEADLINE: October 1 COST: ... Read more

Grow Wild 2023

Jester Park Nature Center 12130 Northwest 128th Street, Granger, IA, United States

This year Polk County Conservation’s largest annual event is being re-imagined to bring you even closer to nature in the broadest of daylight. LIVE MUSIC • Andrew Hoyt • Kelsie James • Day’s Live Music Catch a butterfly, see a live raptor, study pond ecosystems, investigate prairie insects and flowers, meet a live raptor, learn about sustainability, and so much more in one of Iowa’s ... Read more

Grow Wild 2023

Jester Park Nature Center 12130 Northwest 128th Street, Granger, IA, United States

This year Polk County Conservation’s largest annual event is being re-imagined to bring you even closer to nature in the broadest of daylight. LIVE MUSIC • Andrew Hoyt • Kelsie James • Day’s Live Music Catch a butterfly, see a live raptor, study pond ecosystems, investigate prairie insects and flowers, meet a live raptor, learn about sustainability, and so much more in one of Iowa’s ... Read more

Water Quality Field Monitor Training

Jester Park Nature Center 12130 Northwest 128th Street, Granger, IA, United States

Join us for our next upcoming training for volunteers to become water quality field monitors as part of Polk County Conservation’s Water Quality Monitoring Program (PCCWQMP). About the Training To become a volunteer water quality field monitor, volunteers receive free training prior to taking on a monitoring site. This full-day training will take place at the Jester Park Nature Center and will include both classroom ... Read more

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