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We are currently accepting applications for Camp Staff – check out the job descriptions and get your application here
The Boone County Conservation District is now accepting applications for seasonal maintenance positions. Applications and job descriptions can be picked up at the Roger Gustafson Nature Center located at 603 N. Appleton Road, Belvidere, IL.
The Natural Resource Department is taking applications for Summer Habitat Restoration Technician Interns. Check out the job description and download an application here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. A deposit is required to secure your pack, but there is no charge for the use of the pack.
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 email@example.com
We are a an official
Preferred Partner of the Girl Scouts.
Click here for information on children’s birthday parties at BCCD!
The 2015 tags for the Hammertime Dog Park are available only at Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Rd., Belvidere, IL. Hours are: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Heirloom Vegetable, Flower and Herb seeds from Baker Creek and Seed Savers are available for purchase at the Roger Gustafson Nature Center during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm.
Qualifying for the BCCD archery hunt will be held on:
Saturday, May 9th: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Tuesday, May 12th: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 14th: 12:00 noon. – 7:00 p.m.
(no make up or additional dates will be scheduled)
Kishwaukee Bend Conservation Area
9416 US Rt. 20, Garden Prairie, IL
The following sites will remain OPEN after November 14th:
All other BCCD sites will be closed for the season.
The County Line Road parking area for the Long Prairie Trail is now closed for the winter.