Buffalo Shores

Entrance sign to Buffalo Shores Access Area.
The shore of the Mississippi River at Buffalo Shores Beach.
One of the 65 campsites at Buffalo Shores. Great for RV's.
The playground set for children at Buffalo Shores.

Buffalo Shores is a twenty-five acre recreation area located off of State Highway 22, just downstream from Buffalo, Iowa, on the Mississippi River. A double boat ramp, free beach, ample parking, toilets, water, and picnicking are available in the park's day use area. In addition, overnight camping is offered at the 65-site campground, which provides 50-amp electrical service, water, concrete patios, beachfront sites, modern shower house, playrgound and a dump station.

Free beach, boat ramp, picnicking in day use area.

Open April - November: 6:00AM - 10:30PM (Note: The Park is closed 10:30PM - 6:30AM)

Buffalo Shores
1433 W Front St
Buffalo, Iowa 52728
(563) 328-3281

Features

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. (7 days remain)
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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.

 

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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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Friday, February 17, 2023 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

The mission of the workshop is to create birders across Iowa, that contribute knowledge about birds through participation in Citizen Science programs such as Christmas Bird Counts, Great Backyard Bird Counts, Project Feeder Watch, etc. This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation), Brian Ritter & James Wiebler (Nahant Marsh Ed. Center). Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection - Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).

Workshop Schedule:

Session 1: 9:00 am - 10:30 pm ~ "Common Feeder Birds of Iowa" [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Flyer advertising the event.
Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 10:00am

Learn how to identify and attract Iowa's backyard birds! Plus learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count and make take-home pine cone bird feeders. Bird watchers of all ages can participate in this FREE program.

Registration is Limited and required so please call.

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) $13.50 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 (Part-time)

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

Conservation Department (Part-time) $16.50 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.
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) $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) $11.50 to $13.50 per hour

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

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