BCCD GEAR is HERE!

BCCD GEAR is HERE!

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If you plan to attend a Board of Trustees meeting of the Boone County Conservation District, please advise us of your attendance at least twenty-four hours in advance by calling our office at (815)547-7935. [...]

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Boone County Conservation District is turning 60 in 2024, and we want to highlight volunteers who make a difference. We celebrate those members of our community who contribute to the BCCD mission.Rachel and Tyler are weekend volunteers with BCCD. They help with the care of BCCD sites one Saturday a month. They go with a group of volunteers and spend about four hours on a project. This could be collecting native seeds or cutting out invasive plants. Rachel and Tyler have been volunteering since March of 2021. They enjoy hiking in local conservation areas and seeing the beautiful plants and animals. Rachel and Tyler always say, “We use these areas often and enjoy them, so we want to give back!” They also get to learn more about the plants and habitats in the conservation areas on these volunteer days.Thanks to Rachel and Tyler, Boone County Conservation District areas are more diverse and beautiful habitats!If you care about natural areas and want to volunteer with BCCD. Email mfreedlund@bccdil.org or call 815-547-7935 to sign up for our next volunteer day.Saturday Volunteers care for many different BCCD sites. If you can spare a Saturday morning once a month, you could make a difference for native wildlife, too! ... See MoreSee Less
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We have volunteer opportunities every Tuesday year-round for you to get outside and do some good! Call our office to let us know you are coming - (815)547-7935#wildlife #nature #wildlifeconservation #environment #biodiversity #wild #naturelovers #outdoors #natgeo #education #BCCD #Adventure #conservation #savetheplanet #biology #ecofriendly #boonecounty #Illinois #wegetkidsoutside #getoutside #conservationinaction #boonecountyconservationdistrict ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of Eastern Bluebirds! Discover the secrets of these migratory birds and learn how you can make a difference in their conservation efforts. Don't miss out—register now for our 'All About Eastern Bluebirds' program on Sunday, March 10th at 2 pm. See you there!To register for this program, please contact the BCCD at office@bccdil.org or 815-547-7935 ... See MoreSee Less
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Employment Opportunities available!

We are hiring! Please click here for job descriptions and job applications.

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Until Further Notice

If you plan to attend a Board of Trustees meeting of the Boone County Conservation District, please advise us of your attendance at least twenty-four hours in advance by calling our office at (815)547-7935. [...]

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Boone County Conservation District is turning 60 in 2024, and we want to highlight volunteers who make a difference. We celebrate those members of our community who contribute to the BCCD mission.Rachel and Tyler are weekend volunteers with BCCD. They help with the care of BCCD sites one Saturday a month. They go with a group of volunteers and spend about four hours on a project. This could be collecting native seeds or cutting out invasive plants. Rachel and Tyler have been volunteering since March of 2021. They enjoy hiking in local conservation areas and seeing the beautiful plants and animals. Rachel and Tyler always say, “We use these areas often and enjoy them, so we want to give back!” They also get to learn more about the plants and habitats in the conservation areas on these volunteer days.Thanks to Rachel and Tyler, Boone County Conservation District areas are more diverse and beautiful habitats!If you care about natural areas and want to volunteer with BCCD. Email mfreedlund@bccdil.org or call 815-547-7935 to sign up for our next volunteer day.Saturday Volunteers care for many different BCCD sites. If you can spare a Saturday morning once a month, you could make a difference for native wildlife, too! ... See MoreSee Less
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We have volunteer opportunities every Tuesday year-round for you to get outside and do some good! Call our office to let us know you are coming - (815)547-7935#wildlife #nature #wildlifeconservation #environment #biodiversity #wild #naturelovers #outdoors #natgeo #education #BCCD #Adventure #conservation #savetheplanet #biology #ecofriendly #boonecounty #Illinois #wegetkidsoutside #getoutside #conservationinaction #boonecountyconservationdistrict ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of Eastern Bluebirds! Discover the secrets of these migratory birds and learn how you can make a difference in their conservation efforts. Don't miss out—register now for our 'All About Eastern Bluebirds' program on Sunday, March 10th at 2 pm. See you there!To register for this program, please contact the BCCD at office@bccdil.org or 815-547-7935 ... See MoreSee Less
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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.