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.

 

Wapello – 3-6 – Summer Rec 2022

Calling all kids entering 3rd through 6th grade! Join Louisa County Conservation at your local park and get ready for a free summer adventure. Explore the buzz about bees and butterflies. Time will be spent playing games, creating crafts, and exploring nature with friends. The grade categories are recommended only. All kids grade K-6 welcome. …

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Wild Edible Foray

Discover the magical world of mushrooms and delight in wood nettle soup! We will introduce the world of mushrooms, see if we can find any gem studded puffballs, and gather wood nettles to make soup over the fire. Please wear close toed shoes. Long pants are recommended for this off trail foray.

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Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Wapello -K-2- Summer Rec 2022

Calling all kids entering Kindergarten through 2nd grade! Join Louisa County Conservation at your local park and get ready for a free summer adventure. Explore the buzz about bees and butterflies. Time will be spent playing games, creating crafts, and exploring nature with friends. The grade categories are recommended only. All kids grade K-6 welcome. …

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Columbus Junction -K-2- Summer Rec 2022

Calling all kids entering kindergarten through 2nd grade! Join Louisa County Conservation at your local park and get ready for a free summer adventure. Explore the buzz about bees and butterflies. Time will be spent playing games, creating crafts, and exploring nature with friends. The grade categories are recommended only. All kids grade K-6 welcome. …

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Morning Sun -K-2- Summer Rec 2022

Calling all kids entering Kindergarten through 2nd grade! Join Louisa County Conservation at your local park and get ready for a free summer adventure. Explore the buzz about bees and butterflies. Time will be spent playing games, creating crafts, and exploring nature with friends. The grade categories are recommended only. All kids grade K-6 welcome. …

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Louisa County Fair

Louisa County Conservation will be at the Louisa County Fair July 26-29. Our booth will be staffed from 11 am - 4 pm with displays, coloring and activities! Stop by and see us! Special Programs: July 27; 10 am - 2 pm; Archery (west of the Grandstand) July 27; 2 pm - 6 pm; ISU …

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Louisa County Iowa Fairgrounds, 101 Fairground Road
Columbus Junction, Iowa 52738
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Columbus Junction -3-6- Summer Rec 2022

Calling all kids entering 3rd through 6th grade! Join Louisa County Conservation at your local park and get ready for a free summer adventure. Explore the buzz about bees and butterflies. Time will be spent playing games, creating crafts, and exploring nature with friends. The grade categories are recommended only. All kids grade K-6 welcome. …

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Love YOUR County Parks: Lop a little, Learn a lot!

Opportunity knocks! Open the door and Louisa County Conservation will introduce you to the joy of removing invasive species. Join us for a morning of appreciating native trees along the Iowa River and removing invasive species like autumn olive. We will also spend some time picking up litter. A pizza lunch and souvenir water bottle …

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River Forks Access, 1001 Main Street
Fredonia, IA 52738
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Family Campout

Let's go camping! Bring your family to Langwood and set up tents, cook dinner over a campfire, and enjoy a beautiful summer night. This is a great opportunity to take your family camping for the first time because LCC staff will be there to help you out! If you've been camping before, this is a …

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Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Mushroom Foray

Come explore the fascinating world of Fungi! Exploding sac fungi, giant puffballs, delectable Oyster mushrooms and more- the world of Fungi is sure to delight the senses. During the foray we will hike and search for these hidden wonders of nature. Our hike will be led by Laura Semken, Louisa County Conservation Naturalist. Laura has …

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Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Beach House Lodge, 22895 Lacey Trail
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565
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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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