Learn the basics of hunting for Whitetail Deer shed antlers then explore Central Park as you search for sheds. Finders keepers! Meet in front of the Central Park Nature Center.
Celebrate the spring equinox! Explore Lost Canyon as we hike down into the Valley of 13 Caves. Wear good hiking footwear and dress for the weather! Moderately strenous hike. Families welcome. Free event. Meet at the Whitewater Canyon area parking lot at 2 PM. Pre-registration required. Please email email@example.com or text/call (319)481-7987 to register.
Join us as we learn about the amazing American Woodcock and observe woodcocks performing their ritual sky dance. Listen for the distinct calls of Iowa's nocturnal owls. Please pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text (319)481-7987.
Join volunteers across the Midwest in this annual spring survey. Help count and report local crane populations. Due to Covid 19 volunteers are encouraged to survey cranes with their own family unit and avoid carpooling with participants outside of their own household. To learn more about the Crane Count visit the International Crane Foundation website at https://www.savingcranes.org/ To serve as a Crane Count volunteer in Jones County please contact the Jones County Naturalist at naturalist@jonesCountyiowa.gov
Join the Jones County Naturalist as we search for a glimpse of the prairie crocus/pasque flower, one of the prairies earliest spring bloomers. Don't forget your camera!
Phone & Fax
(563) 487-3541 (563) 487-5034 (Fax)
Please call for availability
Jones County Conservation Board
12515 Central Park Rd.
Center Junction, IA 52212