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.

 

Women’s Outdoor Workshop

Let’s take to the river! LCC has taken youth on the rivers for years. Now it’s your turn! This workshop is for women 18+ who would like to join us as we paddle the Iowa River through Louisa County. Friday evening will be paddling 101 at the Langwood pond. We will paddle as much of …

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$35
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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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 and improving wildlife habitat. Join us for a morning of harvesting prairie seed and removing autumn olive with loppers on Sunday, September 25. A pizza lunch and souvenir water bottle will be provided. Practice your lopping …

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Free
Wetland Interpretive Trail at Langwood,

Columbus Days – Swinging Bridge Festival

Louisa County Conservation will be hosting two stations as part of Columbus Days. All LCC activities are located at the Swinging Bridge - West Side. Sunday, Oct. 9th. 1:00 - 4:00 pm : Jerry Heater, Iowa Hunter Ed Instructor, will have the archery range set up for youth and adults of all ages! Lana Artz-McComb, …

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Swinging Bridge Park – Columbus Junction,

Nest Raiders – Youth Trapping Event

Youth 12 & up are invited to learn from the experts at a free, hands-on, trapping event! Participants will learn about predator ID, water trapping, land trapping, and how trapping helps the ecosystem by protecting our nesting birds. Event sponsored by Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, Iowa Trappers Association, and Louisa County Conservation. This event is …

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Free
Langwood Education Center, 14019 H Avenue
Wapello, IA 52653 United States
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Full Moon Potluck and Paddle

Enjoy a potluck at Snively Campground and then head out onto Odessa to watch the full moon rise. We will provide condiments, utensils, and plates plus hotdogs and marshmallows for everyone to roast over the fire. You are free to bring your own meat to grill as well. Share a side dish if you like. …

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Snively Campground, 9246 County Road X61
Wapello, Iowa 52653 United States
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Wild Woods Taxidermy

Curious about the art of taxidermy? Join Matt Sawvell with Wild Woods Taxidermy for a presentation about making deer eyes look life-like. The audience will have a chance to practice using clay, tools and paper-mache. Participants will also get to explore the furs and skulls of other mammals in Iowa. This program is appropriate for …

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Free
Louisa County Izaak Walton League, 10892 County Rd X61
Wapello, Iowa 52653
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Halloween Hike at Virginia Grove

Explore the mysteries of the night during a guided hike! While you’ve been sleeping find out who’s been creeping, leaping, trotting, waddling and flying through the forest. Guided hikes begin at 6:00pm. Time slots are available every 10 minutes until 8:00pm. Enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores around the campfire afterwards.

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$2
Virginia Grove Recreation Area, 20406 55th St
Morning Sun, Iowa
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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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