Bison on the Prairie

The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites adults of any age to their O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Learning Seniors) program on Friday, December 11 from 10 to 11:30 AM at the Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center at Caldwell Park. This month’s presentation is titled “Bison of the Prairie” and it will be presented by MCCB’s Naturalist, Laura…

Friends of Mahaska County Conservation Plastic Bag Collection

Bring your plastic bags to the Fareway Parking lot to help the environment and Friends of Mahaska County Conservation.  You may drop them off from 9 am – 12 pm.  

Critter Cafe

Homeschool Science Lab “Critter Café” Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center Thursday, Nov. 12 (1-2:00 pm) OR Friday, Nov. 13 (10-11:00 am or 1-2:00 pm) The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites homeschool kids to participate in their monthly Homeschool Science Lab program on either Thursday, November 12th (1:00-2:00 pm) or 13th (10:00-11:00 am or 1:00-2:00 pm)….

Fossil Dig

Fossil Dig

Bring your family out to the Russell Wildlife Area by 10:30 am on July 7th to take a hike with the naturalist and search for fossils of plants and animals that lived here long ago. We will meet in the shelter house and then hike to a fossil site. You will find fossils such as…

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