Meet the Clayton County Conservation Board

The Clayton County Conservation Board is a 5-member volunteer board appointed by the Clayton County Board of Supervisors to a 5-year rotating term. The Conservation Board usually meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Osborne Conservation Center.

Board Photo

Board Members
Board Chair:
Board Vice-Chair : Gary Kregel of Guttenberg
Board Secretary: Larry Stone of Elkader
Board Member: Marilyn Lenth of Postville
Board Member: Daryl Landsgard of St. Olaf

The Clayton County Conservation staff would like to thank our board members for volunteering their time to make Clayton County a better place to live and visit. View our 2016 Annual Report.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:00 pm, Osborne Conservation Center

Call to Order
Recognition of Guests
Agenda: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Minutes: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Claims: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Financial Report: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________

Old Business
1. Maintenance Shop- Review Plans : MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
2. Pony Hollow Trail – RFP Deadline March 31st
4.Eno: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________

New Business
1. “working” UTV Ordinance – recommendations to consider : MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
2. Partnership between Public Health & Conservation on Melanoma Prevention Effort : MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
3.Source Water Protection Plan(s)- Osborne Pond
4.Timber Schedule/Prairie Schedule

6PM- Chad Graeve- Pottawattomie County Conservation- Principles of Natural Areas Management

Upcoming Programs
March 18th           Motor Motor 5K                                                                                               Motor Mill
April 28th              Garlic Mustard Cookoff
June 2nd                Disc Golf Tournament

Slocum & Harkrader presented 86 programs to 1573 youth and 600 adults in the month of February
Kraus & Luster Welcomed 210 visitors in February
Staff hosted IA DNR Staff for Scientific Collector’s CWD Special Hunt
Mulford performed routine maintenance, animal care, spring park closings, etc.
Harkrader worked with Stone to complete Silos & Smokestacks Intern Grant
Slocum prepared for Motor Motor 5K, solicited donations, prepared awards and materials, coordinated event
Kraus & Pollock began to reorganize filing system, tracking log-ins, contacts and grant opportunities
Pollock met with other county and state departments on collaborative project opportunities
Seasonal Applicants Deadline was March 6th.  Office Manager Applicant Deadline March 24th.

Closed Session
Meeting Adjourned: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Next meeting scheduled April 11, Osborne Conservation Center @ 6pm


January 2017 Minutes

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