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Our Mission

To preserve and manage natural areas and open spaces for ecological, educational and recreational benefits of present and future generations.

What’s New

Newsletter

We have a lot of events this winter, and some of them are even inside in the warmth of the Nature Center! Download our Winter Newsletter here.

 

pondpackNew Discovery Packs Available

The Boone County Conservation District has created four new Discovery Packs: Birds, Into the Forest, Private Eyes and Ponds. These packs are available for check-out by reserving them with Tina Dawson at (815) 547-7935 or tdawson@bccdil.org. A deposit is required to secure your pack, but there is no charge for the use of the pack.

Teachers/Scouts/Homeschoolers –

We are now scheduling for winter programs. You can visit our website for more information.

Please call or email to reserve a date.     (815)547-7935    tdawson@bccdil.org

We are a an official GSNIPreferred_Front
Preferred Partner of the Girl Scouts.

 

After School Birthday Parties

Click here for information on children’s birthday parties at BCCD!

Seed Sales

Seed Sales

Seed Savers and Baker Creek heirloom seeds are available for purchase at the Boone County Conservation District. Save the cost of shipping and buy your seeds at the Roger D Gustafson Nature Center.

Proceeds from the seed sales benefit the Heirloom Garden Program.

For more information, click here.

Conservation Areas

Conservation Area Closures