Webster County Conservation
2017 Public Outdoor Events

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Webster County Conservation          1415 Nelson Ave.  Fort Dodge, IA
515-576-4258           khansen@webstercountyia.org

 **All programs are free unless otherwise noted.

Site locations: 
Kennedy Park — located 5 miles north of Fort Dodge on Nelson Ave.  1415 Nelson Ave.
WaNoKi — located about 1 mile east of Coalville.  Take 235th St. to WaNoKi Road  2401 WaNoKi Road
Skillet Creek Indian Mounds — located 5 miles SE of Dayton.  Take Hwy 175 to River Rd. to Skillet Creek Ave.
Brushy Creek SRA — located 4 miles east of Lehigh / 4 miles south of Duncombe 
Dolliver Park — located 3 miles NW of Lehigh


February 18 Call of the Wild Fundraiser Willow Ridge Restaurant
  6:00 pm    


March 20 Spring Begins Hike Dolliver Park
  6:30 pm  


April 15 Campground OPENS  
    Kennedy Park per night rates:
  $22 for full hook-up
  $18 for electric site
  $15 for primitive site
April 22 Earth Day Stewardship  
    8:30am Brushy Creek SRA      10:30am Dolliver Park


May 10 Evening HIke Dolliver Park
  8:00 pm
May 11 Evening Paddling Brushy Creek South ramp
May 18 Plant Some Shade Kennedy Park
May 20 Wickiup Building Work Day Kennedy Park
May 20 Nat'l Kids to Parks Day Dolliver and Brushy Creek
May 27 Camping Kickoff Weekend Dolliver and Brushy Creek


June 3 Playscape Ribbon Cutting/Dedication Kennedy Park playground
  1:00 pm
June 2,3,4 Free Fishing Weekend  
June 3 Fishing Derby Brushy Creek fish pier
  9:00-11:00 am For beginners with a parent. Meet at fish pier point. Equipment, bait, and lunch provided.
June 9 Work Night and Campfire at WaNoKi Wanoki
  5:00-7:00 pm
June 9 Evening Paddling Brushy Creek South ramp
  8:00 pm
June 21 Summer Begins Hike Dolliver Park
  6:30 pm


July 7 Evening Paddling Brushy Creek South ramp
  8:00 pm
July 14 Partners Picnic & Tour  
  4:00 pm


August 4 Evening Paddling Brushy Creek South ramp
  8:00 pm
August 5 Smokey Bear B-day Visit Brushy Creek SRA
  6:00 pm
August 5 Smokey Bear B-day Visit Dolliver Park
  8:00 pm


September 22 Autumn Begins Hike Dolliver Park
  6:30 pm
September 30 Equestrian Poker Ride Brushy Creek SRA
  9:00 am-3:00 pm


October Fall Park Festival Kennedy Park
  3:00-6:00 pm Enjoy outdoor skills such as bb gun shooting, archery, atlati throwing, animal calls, canoeing, kayaking, geo-caching, etc.
October 6-8 BOW Becoming an Outdoors Woman Dolliver / Brushy Creek
October 15 Campground CLOSES Kennedy Park
October Young Guns Field Day  
October 18 Hunter Safety on-line field day Kennedy Park
  6:00-9:00 pm Before attending an online field day an approved online hunter safety course must be completed and Certificate of Completion printed.
Register at the Iowa DNR website or http://reservations1.usedirect.com/IowaWeb/
For individuals 18 & older, an online hunter safety course is now available which does not require attendance at a field day. The online course must be completed and certificate printed.
October Young Guns Youth Hunt  


November Volunteer Appreciation / Annual Meeting


TBA Lights at Kennedy Kennedy Park