Conservation Department

County Office Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Drivers License Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Public Health Services Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clerk of Court Hours

M W F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
T Th 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Buena Vista County, Iowa - Beautiful View

Upcoming Events

If you are interested in attending a program please call the conservation office at 712-295-7985. If you are interested in signing up for our email list service to be sent email updates about upcoming programs, please email the naturalist.

 

Fall Fun Day

The Buena Vista County Conservation Boards’ Annual Fall Fun Day is almost here! Join us on Saturday, October 7th from 1 – 4 PM. All the fun will take place in The Timber Ridge Campground at Buena Vista County Conservation Park. We will have many different activities going on for families. Come trick or treating in the campground, take a hike on the nature trail, and play games including: turtle racing, pumpkin bowling, dig for fossils and more. The hike will leave at 2:00 PM followed by a live raptor release at 3:00 PM. Games and trick or treating will be going on throughout the afternoon. You may come in costume if you wish but please be prepared with good shoes if you are planning to go on the hike. For questions please call the conservation office at 712-295-7985.

This event is free of charge.  

Buena Vista County Conservation Park is located two miles east of blacktop M27 on 440thStreet/C13.  

 

Natural Ornaments

 

 

Join the naturalist and get into the holiday spirit. Spend the afternoon making homemade ornaments and drinking cocoa. We will provide pine boughs, feathers, berries, pine cones, nuts, glue guns, glue, glitter, and more. We will provide samples of ornaments to make or make your own. The program will be held on Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 PM at Buena Vista County Conservation Park Office. Registration is required and supplies are limited.

To register contact the conservation office at 712 -295 -7985 by Thursday, November 30th at 4:00 PM.