Conservation

Public Notice:

The Conservation Education Center is now open to the public. Masks are recommended and we ask that if you feel ill, please stay home. Please keep the tips/guidelines that Washington County Public Health and Washington County, IA Emergency Management have issued in mind if you do get out and about in any of our parks.

If you have an upcoming rental with us and are worried about the risk you could potentially be putting your guests in, please contact us by email, Facebook, or phone to reschedule or answer any questions you may have.
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Camping at Marr Park With Covid-19 Pandemic:

Per the Governor's proclamation, campgrounds will reopen on Friday, May 8th at 6:00 am on a first come, first serve basis. No campers, with the exception of campground hosts, will be allowed to inhabit a site prior to that time. Restrooms, Playgrounds, and the Shower House are now open. 


​New Displays

Nature Center Displays have been installed. Click the link to see the video McCullough Creative created. 


Upcoming Events With WCCB 


October 7, 2020 - Toddler Time: Join the Naturalist for an hour and a half session where pre-k kids can come and enjoy some hands on activities. Event starts at 9:30 am at the Conservation Center.
October 17, 2020 - Annual Halloween Hike & Movie Night at the Park: WCCB will be hosting the annual Halloween Hike with "Be A Conservationist" theme. Learn about Iowa's habitats, who lives there, and why it is our job to protect them. After the hike (8:00 pm), join us at Shelter 3 for the showing of Halloweentown. 
November 4, 2020 - Toddler Time: Join the Naturalist for an hour and a half session where pre-k kids can come and enjoy some hands on activities. Event starts at 9:30am at the Conservation Center. 
November 14, 2020 - Movie Night at the Park will be featuring Brave. Movie will be at the Mary Marr Lodge at 7:00 pm. Pending weather, will be moved to the Conservation Center.