Webster County Conservation
2017 Public Outdoor Events

Click Here for a printable version of this schedule

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

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

March

March 20 Spring Begins Hike Dolliver Park
  6:30 pm  
       

April

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

May 10 Evening HIke Dolliver Park
  8:00 pm
       
May 11 Evening Paddling Brushy Creek South ramp
  8:00pm
       
May 18 Plant Some Shade Kennedy Park
  am  
       
May 20 Wickiup Building Work Day Kennedy Park
  9:00am-11:00am
       
May 20 Nat'l Kids to Parks Day Dolliver and Brushy Creek
 
       
May 27 Camping Kickoff Weekend Dolliver and Brushy Creek
   
       

June

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

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

August

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

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

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

November Volunteer Appreciation / Annual Meeting
   
       

December

TBA Lights at Kennedy Kennedy Park