Summer 2020 Programs

Louisa County Conservation has some exciting summer programs scheduled!

Fish with the family at Langwood on July 9th or July 21st 

Go for a prairie walk at Toolesboro National Historic Landmark on July 11th

Try orienteering at Eden Park on July 28th or Aug 1st

Explore parks using Geocaches (ongoing)

All events, except Geocaching, require some form of pre-registration to help us keep track of the number of attendees. Be sure to visit the linked pages for details on each event!

Please call the office at 319-523-8381 if you have any questions.



Naturalist Position Open

Louisa County Conservation is currently seeking applications for a Naturalist position.  This is a full time, permanent position.  Applications are due by July 8, 2020 at 8:00 am.   


NLC Newsletter

Check out the latest Naturally Louisa County Newsletter.  It will be mailed out later this week, but the paper copies just don't do it justice this time.  Be sure to check out the artwork and photo contest on the Soil and Water Conservation District's page!  We have some very talented people in our community!






Toolesboro Touchstones: Twelve Monthly Events for 2020

Toolesboro Touchstones: Twelve Monthly Events for 2020


Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark includes some of the best-preserved and accessible remnants of Iowa’s Hopewell Culture, a Middle Woodland people who hunted, gathered, and gardened. The Toolesboro Mounds date from 200 B.C. to 300 A.D. and are an incredible resource located in Louisa County.

Louisa County Conservation and Nancy Hayes will be presenting twelve monthly events in 2020 to highlight the cultural resources represented at Toolesboro and throughout Louisa County.

Toolesboro Touchstone events will range from hands-on, family friendly events to guest speakers. Some events will take place at Toolesboro Mounds & Museum while others will take place in nearby communities.

We invite you all to the Toolesboro Touchstone Events. Click on the event name for more information. 


Event Date Event Name Event Location

July 11

1 pm-2 pm  OR                  2 pm-3 pm

Prairie Walk

Take a gentle walk while learning about Iowa's past and present prairies. 

Toolesboro Mounds and Museum

Nov 21st

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Geoarchaeology Walk and Talk Toolesboro Mounds and Museum