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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Frozen Fins Family Ice Fishing- January 26, 1:00-3:00 pm

Join us for an indoor education  session about ice safety, equipment, and basic techniques, followed by fishing on the ice!   Meet at the IKES, 889 Hwy F36 W, just north of Newton from 1:00pm-3:00 pm on January 26th! 

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

National Hot Chocolate Day Celebration and Craft- January 31, 5:00-7:00 pm

Join Jasper County Conservation on January 31 from 5-7pm at the Jasper County Armory/annex building, 1030 W 2nd St S in Newton, to drink hot cocoa and paint birdhouses that will be displayed at our NEW nature playscape at Mariposa Park. 

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Sweetheart Snowshoe- February 14, 6:00-8:00 pm

Preregistration is required by calling 641-792-9780 by February 13.  Cost is $10/couple and includes snowshoe and ski rental.  Please meet at the Maytag park log cabin between 6 and 8:00 pm on February 14 and enjoy a romantic ev...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Family Ski and Snowshoe- varoius dates in Jan and Feb

Join us at the Jasper County Annex/armory building, located at 1030 W 2nd St S in Newton, to check out skis and snowshoes to try out in next door in Maytag Park.  Several dates are scheduled, but if there is no snow cover, the program will be can...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

OLDER WISER LIVLIER SENIORS (OWLS) Upcoming Programs

The OWLS group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10-11:00am at the Jasper County Conservation Office, 1030 W 2nd St S, Newton.  No need to be a senior to attend!  All ages are welcome to these fun and educational sessions! &...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Jasper County Jewel

The Jasper County Jewel is published quarterly and can be downloaded here or can be mailed directly to your doorstep!  Contact the conservation office at 641-792-9780 if you would like to be added to (or removed) from the mailing list.

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

2019 Off the Beaten Path Trail Race Results

Click here for the results of the 2019 Off the Beaten Path 3K and 6K Trail Race at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve.

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