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Flyer advertising the event.
Saturday, February 4, 2023

Join us for a FREE day of outdoor winter fun at the Wapsi River Center.

All events are family-friendly. Activities will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. In the event of no snow or poor conditions the event will not take place.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Snowshoe adventures/Cross Country ski excursions

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Chili Cook-off

Registration is required and is a first-come first-serve basis. Please call to reserve your spot.

 

 

Flyer advertising the event.
Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join Wapsi Center Staff for a FREE outdoor adventure in snowshoes. Snowshoes are weight rated for both adults and children. Waterproof boots are suggested. 

This program is dependent on weather and site conditions.

Registration is limited & required, please call.

 

Flyer advertising the event.
Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join our ranger staff for a morning of ice fishing. Bring a bucket or chair to sit on and we will provide the rest! We will pre-drill the holes, provide bait, poles, and will discuss the types of fish you may catch and equipment being used. We welcome all ages and experience levels for this free event. For questions and to register, please call 563-328-3282

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Full-time) $24.58 to $33.88 per hour plus benefits.

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 12, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time. (9 days remain)
Flyer advertising the event.
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 1:00pm

Join Wapsi Center Staff for a FREE outdoor adventure in snowshoes. Snowshoes are weight rated for both adults and children. Waterproof boots are suggested. 

This program is dependent on weather and site conditions.

Registration is limited & required, please call.

 

flyer with program information
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Once a month the Wapsi River EE Center will be hosting a day just for homeschoolers! Join us for programming led by our Naturalists!

The goal of this series is to immerse children in the natural world and help them experience seasonal phenomena in a hands-on way. Most appropriate for K-6th grades, though all ages welcome. Suggested donation of $1/student. Please come prepared for the weather because much of the planned programming will take place outdoors.

Registration opens the first of each month.

2023 Meeting Dates - Time: 10:30-2:30, Bring a lunch to eat!

January 19 - Snow Science/Snowshoeing

February 16 - Back Yard Birds

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Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Part-time) $12.50 to $14.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $24.00 to $26.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $14.50 to $16.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $11.50 to $13.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $13.00 to $15.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.50 to $14.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $15.00 to $17.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $15.00 to $17.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time.

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