Our Mission

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

New Ordinances Posted

At BCCD’s recent board meeting, two new ordinances were passed; Ordinance #127 – Prevailing Wage and Ordinance #129 – Making Appropriations for Corporate Funds for 2017-2018.

What’s New

Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Monday, August 21, 2017 – 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Boone County Conservation District

Spencer Park Pavilion

Click here to learn more

A Gathering of Spirits and A Festival of Friends

A Concert by Carrie Newcomer

Saturday, September 30th
2:00 pm

Highland Community College
Student Conference Center, Room H201
Freeport, IL

Updated Archery and Firearm Information

This information is now online and can be reached from the Archery Program page or the Firearm Program page.

Conservation Areas

Conservation Area Closures

All conservation areas are open.

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.