"The Clayton County Conservation Board invites you to visit and enjoy the natural resources and recreational opportunities in Clayton County."

Programs

For more information on programs, go to the events page.


Bluebird Box Workshop

Saturday, March 4th, 10am

Osborne Nature Center

Reservations Required. Workshop Cost: $5 per box.


Motor Motor 5K –

Motor Mill Historical Site

Saturday, March 18  – 8 am


Summer Job Opportunities-2017 

Seasonal Maintenance 2017

Seasonal Naturalist 2017

Motor Mill Intern 2017

Job Application


Clayton County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for the position of Office Manager.

Please send Cover Letter, Resume, and Application to jpollock@claytoncountyia.gov.

The application deadline is March 25th.

Office Manager 2017

 

Visit Osborne & More!

Osborne Welcome Center and Osborne Park

The Osborne Park is located 5 miles south of Elkader on Highway 13 and features a Native Wildlife Exhibit, walking trails, open shelters, Nature and Welcome Center, gift shop.

Come visit with us and see what great and unusual products are available right here at Osborne!

Helpful Information

Turkey River Park is closed temporarily. 11-28-2016

FRIEDENS PARK – CLOSED

PONY HOLLOW TRAIL – CLOSED

MOTOR MILL CANOE ACCESS – CLOSED

 

 Bloody Run Park News 

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http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Conservation-crew-hacking-new-trail-to-scenic-Clayton-County-bluff-388595152.html

Ticks and lyme disease

It’s tick season; be sure to check when you’ve been out in the woods or grasslands. Follow these links for symptoms, treatment and prevention of lyme disease:

www.cdc.gov/lyme

www.mayoclinic.com/health/lyme-disease/DS00116


Visitor/Nature Center Hours

Summer Schedule
April to October
8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Saturday
12:00-4:00pm Sunday

Winter Schedule
October to April
8:00am-4:00pm
Monday- Saturday
Closed on Sundays

All parks close at 10:30 pm



 

Iowa’s County Conservation Board System started in 1955. Clayton County’s Conservation Board continues to strive to meet the goals outlined in the Iowa Code (acquire, develop, maintain, and make available to the citizens of the county forests, wildlife, and other conservation areas. To promote and preserve the general welfare of the people). The Clayton County Conservation Board manages some 1000 acres.