Can I dig wildflowers out of the ditch?
No. The Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) program has spent many years restoring and establishing native plantings in the road ditches for wildlife habitat and travelers' enjoyment. The ditches and the plants in them are the property of the county.

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1. Can I dig wildflowers out of the ditch?
2. Do I have to use non-toxic shot in any of the public hunting areas?
3. What if I want to have a large event in a SCC area?
4. Can I ride an ATV in Story County Conservation areas?
5. Can I pick flowers out of the prairie?
6. Can I snowmobile in Story County Conservation areas?
7. Can I target / trap shoot on county areas?
8. Can I use a tree stand on SCC areas?
9. How big do bass have to be before I can keep them?
10. How do I remove a wild animal from my property?
11. I know that Peterson Park is Bow and Shotgun only, but can I use a black powder gun?
12. Is a keg of beer allowed in a county park?
13. Is paintball allowed in public hunting areas or parks?
14. What is supervised youth camping?
15. Where can I camp?
16. Where can I let my dog run / swim free?
17. Where do you allow horses?
18. Why are beach hours different from park hours?