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The Webster County Conservation Board provides recreational and educational experiences that are readily accessible to all county residents, and initiates programs designed to protect and enhance the natural and cultural resources of Webster County.

The Webster County Naturalist offers a variety of education programs throughout the year, both indoor and outdoor programs, including working with schools. Most of these are free of charge and are announced in the local media, in our newsletter, and on this website. Special, custom-fit programs can be arranged.
If you have any questions, please contact the Naturalist at 576-4258 or
email:Karen: khansen@webstercountyia.orgErin:eford@webstercountyia.org

2018 Programs
Date
Time
Start of Spring Hike
March 20
5:30 pm
Friends Board Meeting
March 26
6:00 pm
Fireside Friday
April 6
5:00 pm
WaNoKi Open House/Earth Day Event
April 21
5:00-8:00 pm
Fireside Fridays
May 4
5:00 pm
Plant Some Shade tree pick-up
May 10
4:00-5:30 pm
Friends Board Meeting
May 21
6:00 pm
Kayaking 101
May 30
5:30-6:30 pm / 6:30-7:30 pm
Kayaking 101
May 31
5:30-6:30 pm / 6:30-7:30 pm
Fireside Friday
June 1
5:00 pm
Youth Conservation Program
June 5-7
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kayaking 101
June 6
5:30-6:30 pm / 6:30-7:30 pm
Playscape Playdate
June 7
10:30-11:30 am
Kayaking 101
June 7
5:30-6:30 pm / 6:30-7:30 pm
Mid-Week River Paddle
June 13
5:30 pm
City Mini Camps (ages 3-5)
June 18-20
9:30-10:15 am
Youth Conservation Program
June 19-21
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Start of Summer Hike
June 21
5:30 pm
Playscape Playdate
June 26
10:30-11:30 am
Stand Up Paddle Class
June 28
5:30 pm & 6:30 pm
Enening Paddle
June 28
8:30 pm
Fireside Friday
July 6
5:00 pm
Mid-Week River Paddle
July 11
5:30 pm
Playscape Playdate
July 12
10:30 - 11:30 am
Youth Conservation Program
July 17-19
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Half Day Nature Camp (6-9 years)
July 17-19
9:00 - 11:00 am
Stand Up Paddleboard Class
July 26
5:30 pm & 6:30 pm
Evening Paddle
July 26
8:30 pm
Friends Board Meeting
July 30
6:00 pm
Playscape Playdate
July 31
10:30 - 11:30 am
Fireside Friday
August 3
5:00 pm
Youth Conservation Program
August 7-9
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Half Day Nature Camp (6-9 years)
August 7-9
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Playscape Playdate
August 9
10:30-11:30 am
Mid-Week River Paddle
August 15
5:30 pm
Stand Up Paddleboard Class
August 27
5:30 pm & 6:30 pm
Evening Paddle
August 27
8:00 pm
Playscape Playdate
August 28
10:30 - 11:30 am
Mid-Week River Paddle
September 5
5:30 pm
Fireside Friday
September 7
5:00 pm
Autumn Begins Hike
Septmeber 21
5:30 pm
Friends Board Meeting
September 24
6:00 pm
Fireside Friday
October 5
5:00 pm
Halloween Fest
October 13
6:00 pm
Fireside Friday
November 2
5:00 pm
Friends Board Meeting
November 26
6:00 pm
















































Winter Equipment Rental Policy Summary

  • Cross-country skis sets and snowshoes must be picked up by 4:00 pm Friday and returned to the Kennedy Park Reception Center office by 4:00 pm Monday. For the dates listed above, equipment may be rented immediately following the public skiing programs.
  • Rental fees, paid at the time of check-out, are as follows:
    • Kids under 18 with a parent FREE
    • Cross country ski package (skis, boots, poles) $10 / weekend
    • Snowshoes (pair) $10 / weekend

A deposit of $100 per set of skis or snowshoes must also be paid at the time of reservation. It will be refunded when the gear is returned promptly & without damage. A damage fee may be assessed.

Activity FeesNaturalist Fee

  • $15/hr ($30 min)

Kayak Rental

  • $20/day
  • $30/weekend
  • $100/week

Canoe Rental

  • $30/day