Allens Grove Public Use Area

Allens Grove Park
  • Located four miles north of Donahue on county road Y52
  • 10 acres of undeveloped river bottom with a boat ramp for public access to the scenic Wapsipinicon River
  • 147 Acres adjacent timber/wildlife unit and public hunting area (no rifles allowed)
  • No camping allowed in Allen Grove Park.

Features

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This program is FULL.

Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this Halloween themed, informative, and fun hands-on class. You’ll learn safety and proper archery techniques according to National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) guidelines. Children must be in the 4th grade and above to participate. Your targets will be Zombies! This event is weather permitting. Registration is required. Please call to register.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join naturalist Mike for a chance to hunt pumpkins with an atlatl, a primitive hunting weapon originally used to hunt mastodon and bison. Fun for the whole family and outdoor enthusiasts alike!!! This program is weather permitting.  Registration is required. Please call to register.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

Join naturalist Michael J. Granger for an educational adventure to learn about mysterious and misunderstood animals.  At 5:00 P.M. there will be a campfire available for your grilling needs. Please bring your own food items and we will provide the fire and roasting sticks!  The hike will begin at 6:30 P.M. with a spooky scavenger hunt afterwards.  Please bring a flashlight!  Family fun for everyone.  Registration is required please call.

Female Wapsi Center naturalist educating children.
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:40pm

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center of the Scott County Conservation Board is seeking qualified individuals to serve as a temporary AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Member.

The Full time positions require the successful completion of at least 1700 hours of service by term end (~ 12 months, approximately 35-40 hours weekly). The Member will receive: a living allowance of $16,000 to be distributed equally by month over the term of service, a $6,345 Segal Education Award upon completion of the term, student loan forbearance, leadership and skill development, as well as hands-on experience. [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Part-time) $13.65 to $13.65 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021, 4:30pm Central Time.