Upcoming Events

Beginning 3/1/2022: We will be accepting online event registrations through MyCountyParks.com.

The first time you use MyCountyParks.com you will need to create a FREE account. It will ask you for your basic information. Once completed, you will be ready to reserve campsites and register yourself (or your children) for programs in any county! We will use MyCountyParks.com for both free programs and programs with a fee.
Please feel free to call the office at 319-523-8381 or email us with any questions!


Up-to-date information will be maintained on the event pages here, on MyCountyParks.com and on the Louisa County Conservation Facebook page. There is a drop box in the front of our office that can be used to register and/or pay for events when requested.  Simply print off registration forms (if needed) and drop off with payment.  We check the box daily.

 

Prescribed Fire Workshop for Landowners

This is a prescribed fire workshop, geared toward providing landowners with more information about setting goals and objectives, using burn plans, fire weather, fire tools, personal protective equipment, fire behavior, lighting techniques and safety.

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$25

All About Birds Family Fun Day

Bring your family to Langwood Education Center to celebrate birds. There will be activities both inside the warm lodge and outside to choose from. Make bird streamers and window stickers to help prevent bird strikes on your windows. Hunt for caterpillars, inside. Create bird treats to take to the wildlife viewing blind. Witness our feathered …

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Free
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Building Better Birders: Waterfowl Migration

Save the dates! Three Building Better Birder Workshops are coming to Louisa County! Whether you’re a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between, these award-winning workshops prepare you for the next step in your birding education. Each day has many indoor and outdoor sessions included. You are welcome to come for the whole day or perhaps …

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Free
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Hunter Education

Hunter Education consists of classroom lessons and field experiences. Students must be 11 years or older to take the class. The Saturday class will have outdoor components, please prepare appropriately Thursday, March 9; 6 pm - 9 pm; Langwood Education Center Saturday, March 11; 8 am - 4 pm; Langwood Education Center Registration required through …

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Free
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Building Better Birders: Warblers

Ready for a spectacular day of birding? Come get birdy! Calling all birders, whether you’re a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between! Spend all or part of the day exploring warblers. This FREE Building Better Birders workshop includes both off site field trips and formal presentations with plenty of time for questions. Transportation will be …

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Free
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Building Better Birders: Songbirds and Migratory Insects

Ready for a spectacular day of exploring birds and insects at Big Sand Mound? Spend all or part of the day exploring migratory insects and songbirds. This FREE Building Better Birders workshop includes hiking at Big Sand Mound, formal presentations and monarch tagging at the Louisa County Conservation Monarch Prairie. Here is the detailed itinerary: 7 …

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Free
Big Sand Mound Nature Preserve, 52761
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Program Cancellations

If we have to cancel programs at the last minute, a message will be placed on voice mail and on Facebook. You can call the Louisa County Conservation office at (319)-523-8381 anytime to check the message.

Special Needs

Louisa County Conservation Board programs are open to people of all abilities. If you have special needs, contact us in advance so we can make any necessary arrangements.

Louisa County’s programs and facilities are consistent with pertinent federal and state laws on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age and abilities. Not all facilities and programs are fully accessible. However, if you contact us in advance, we will do our best to accommodate you.

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