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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Partners Annual Photo Contest

Photo Contest Otter with Fish

Story County Conservation Annual Photo Contest 2023

 

 

Submitted images may show animal behavior, portraits of wildlife in their natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, or people interacting with nature. Images will be used to enh...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

McFarland Lake Renovations are Underway

McFarland Renovation zone closure map

McFarland Lake Renovations are Underway

McFarland Lake, built in the 1940s, has never seen any large-scale updates or construction – until now. The average impounded lake in Iowa has a “healthy” lifespan of about 30 years and ...

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Conservation - News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Beat the Blues Winter Activity Marathon

Snow prints

SCC Winter Marathon

Challenge yourself to complete a full marathon - 26 miles of fun! Between January 1 and March 1 you can walk, run, ski, snowshoe, or bike 26 miles outdoors at your own pace, when it works for you and your family. Or play outside for 30 ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Recycle cellphones and other devices at Conservation Center

recycle cell phones

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 a...

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