Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Des Moines County Conservation Board!

Whether it's helping with summer camp or prescribed burns, volunteers are essential to many of Des Moines County Conservation's efforts.

Des Moines County Conservation volunteers.

Over the years volunteers have:

  • Staffed the Nature Center
  • Helped with prescribed burns
  • Taught summer camps and other educational programs
  • Split firewood
  • Served as Campground Hosts
  • Built displays, benches, shelter houses...
  • Cleaned the shooting range
  • The list goes on...

If you have some time and would like to volunteer with us, give us a call or fill out our Volunteer Contact Form below.

Volunteer Form

  1. Email
  2. Helping with events such as the Youth Jamboree, Summer Celebration, public field days, etc.
    Helping with Environmental Education programs such as summer camps, school field trips, etc.
    Park maintenance (upkeep and repair of park facilities such as shelter houses, campgrounds, etc.)
    Trail maintenance
    Invasive species control (cutting/pulling invasive species such as bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard)
    Prescribed Burning (conducting controlled burns in forests and prairies)
    Marketing/Administration (data entry, creating/distributing marketing materials, etc.)
    Grant writing
  3. Weekdays, during working hours
    Weekday evenings
    Weekends during the day
    Weekend evenings

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