Save the Date: Women's Outdoor Workshop

Join us for the Women's Outdoor Workshop (WOW!) held Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018!


This unique event is for adult women who are interested in natural resource and outdoor recreation topics. WOW! is perfect for women who have always wanted to try a new skill, like learning about new subjects, or want to learn more about something they already love!


Learn about paddling, archery, monarch tagging, orienteering, and more from local professionals in the hands-on setting that Langwood Education Center provides. Participants be able to choose sessions that fit their interests and meet women from all over Louisa County and SE Iowa that share their passion for everything outdoors!


This weekend event includes meals and the opportunity to camp at Langwood. Registration beings in April. 

Stay tuned for more information on available sessions as well as how to register. For more information, please contact Bobbi Provost at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the office at 319-523-8381



2018 eXtreme Program Series - Registration OPEN

The eXtreme program is full of exciting adventures for 2018!


This series allows participants to be able to choose to attend one activity or all four. Each exciting event is geared to allow youth to discover new skills or challenges, meet new people and simply enjoy the great outdoors.Some activities will be right here in Louisa County while others will require some travel. Transportation will be provided for out of county events.


This series is for youth who are in grades 4 and up during the 2017-2018 school year.


See dates for each program. 


Saturday, March 3; 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Maple Syruping at Vogeler's Property, Columbus Junction

Friday, March 30; 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Fossil Gorge & UI Natural History Museum: Geology field trip

Friday, July 6; 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Paddling at Deep Lakes Park, Muscatine

August 10; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Standup Paddling Adventure, Iowa City


In order to reserve your child's spot, we must receive payment and registration form

Register for the Friday, March 30 field trip and pay online with a credit card 


Tap the Sap on March 3, 2018

Where does maple syrup come from? Explore the time honored tradition of making maple syrup. Learn about maple trees and get the chance to extract sap and make maple syrup. We will be doing the important maple syrup taste-test with pancakes and sausage after tapping the trees! 


Join in on the fun on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:30-11:30. Visit the Program Page for more information and to register. 



Job Internships for Summer (7 total)

Louisa County Conservation has 7 summer job opportunities for this spring/summer.  Applications are due Feb 9 so don't delay! 


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