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Howard County Iowa - Conservation Board History 

Conservation History


The Howard County Conservation Board (HCCB) was authorized by a vote of the people at a general election in 1956, for the purpose of acquiring and

developing County parks, preserves, wildlife areas, forests and other conservation areas and to encourage the wise management of our natural resources. 

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Valley Ave 11562, Prairie's Edge

Nature Center P O Box 157 Cresco IA 52136 

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 2:30pm

Office Phone number: (563) 547-3634
Fax number: (563) 547-5309

Lake Hendricks number: (641) 985-2127

Conservation Director: Harold Chapman

Park Ranger: Ryan Sindelar
Park Ranger: Jeff Korsmo
Park Ranger: Craig Fencl
Naturalist: Angela Bries

If anyone believes he or she has been subject to such discrimination, he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination with either the Howard County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, US Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.



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