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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Provide Input on Plan for New Property

Deppe Property

Story County Conservation is in the process of developing a plan for a new property, and we'd like your input! Learn more about the property here, and share your thoughts about the property's primary use, potential amenities, and how bes...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Now seeking campground attendants for 2022 camping season!

campground attendant

We are now seeking campground attendants at Dakins Lake in Zearing and Hickory Grove Park in Colo -- help maintain the campground, welcome the public, and enjoy a free campsite! 

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Dakins Campground Renovation

Dakins reno

The “primitive” campground at Dakins won’t be all that primitive come spring! Staff are working on removing a few trees to make way for improvements to the original campground. You can expect the following for next year&r...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Recycle cellphones and other devices at Conservation Center

smartphone recycling program

A critical component in smartphones and other devices is a substance called coltan. 80% of the world’s supply of coltan is found directly in the center of gorilla habitat in the Congo. Mineral mining for smartphones has fueled bloody conflicts and gorilla...

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