The registration form for the 2015 Youth Outdoor Field Day event will be available on this website SOON! Registrations will be accepted for the first 225 kids. Don't miss this hands-on event taught by experienced mentors that love to share their knowledge about the outdoors! Experience the Outdoors! Youth Outdoor Field Day 2015 »
Saturday, August 16th 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Eveland Access to Hardfish Access Join MCCB, Mahaska Wellness Coalition, Mahaska County YMCA and Wapello CCB on a canoe and kayak float down the Des Moines River. We will launch from Eveland Access at 9:00 am and arrive at Hardfish Access by 3:00 pm. There is no cost for this event and MCCB has a limited number of canoes and kayaks available. Participants may bring their own lunch and canoe or kayak. Pre-registration is required! Call MCCB at (641)673-9327 to register and to receive complete details for the float. Canoe & Kayak River Float »
Mahaska County has over 1,300 acres of forests, wetlands, prairies and parks to explore. The Mahaska County Conservation Board manages 20 separate parks, river accesses and wildlife areas with over six miles of maintained trails. Enjoy the outdoors in Mahaska County! »
Caldwell Park is the location of MCCB's future Environmental Learning Center. This 60-acre area is located immediately east of Oskaloosa. Future Environmental Learning Center »
Kids of all ages can participate in summer fun outdoors with the Mahaska County Conservation Board. Check out our summer day camps - sign up today! Summer Day Camps »

Site Features

Friends of Mahaska County Conservation
Friends of Mahaska County Conservation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for a new conservation education center for the Mahsaka County Conservation Board.

Fees & Reservations
Learn about fees for park shelters, cabins, canoes, and other rentals from MCCB.

Education Programs
Learn about scheduling an education program for your schol or organization.

Upcoming Events

Jr. Naturalist Day Camp
July 28 - 30 · Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area
Dog Hollow Rendezvous
July 31 - August 2 · Caldwell Park
History of Mahaska County - The Coal Mining Files
August 4 · Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area
Canoe & Kayak River Float
August 16 · Eveland Access to Hardfish Access
12th Annual Youth Outdoor Field Day
September 26 · Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area

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