News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Linn County Conservation renames area Wanatee Park

Wanatee MAP

LINN COUNTY, IA September 28, 2020 – A thorough review of the name and reference of “squaw” has led the Linn County Conservation Board to approve changing the name Squaw Creek Park to Wanatee Park. After research and consideration of the park’s 9...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Wood Grindings from Derecho

Wood grindings from derecho storm

It has come to our attention social media posts are circulating that Linn County Conservation is offering wood chips for those who want them by calling the department. We want to clarify that this is NOT the case. 
Linn County is working with seve...
Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Derecho update - Parks, trails and natural areas 9/17/20

Linn County Conservation logo

9/17/20 update

Several Linn County Conservation parks, trails, and natural areas sustained heavy damage from the August 10 derecho and clean-up continues. Campgrounds have since reopened and are available for use.  

Morgan Creek 

The park d...

Find out more at LinnCountyparks.com

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Linn County Conservation announces temporary park closures

Linn County Conservation logo

Linn County Conservation is continuing response efforts following the severe storm that passed through the county on Monday, August 10. The following areas are closed to the public:

  • Morgan Creek Park and Campground
  • Squaw Creek Park and Campground
  • Wickiup Hil...
Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Unveils Strategic Plan

2020 LCCB Strategic Plan

The Linn County Conservation Board has unveiled an updated strategic plan, a framework to further conserve natural resources while promoting the health and welfare of the people and ecosystems of Linn County. 

“The Board and strategic pl...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

Wings2Water Logo dot org color logo

 LINN COUNTY, IA  October 16- Wings2Water, a fundraising platform for water quality projects in Linn and Johnson Counties, has officially launched providing a way for anyone to help contribute to regional water quality improvement projec...

Read on...

Additional Info... Conservation Department - Linn County