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Eating Well While Saving the Earth,

Sunday, April 23

1:30 pm— Forest Park Museum

Your food choices affect not only your own health but the health of the earth. Celebrate Earth Day with us and enjoy a fun tour of the Forest Park Museum and Arboretum and an interactive presentation on the three Rs (reducing, re-using, and recycling) of food waste. Learn how to eat better, save money on food, feed the hungry, and become a warrior in the fight against pollution. Participants will get information on wise shopping, menu planning, food preservation, composting, recycling, and even best strategies for organizing cupboards and the fridge!  Children welcome. FREE. Optional “Healthy and Homemade” cookbook will be available for $5.

Please register for this free event. - Dallas County Conservation Board 

515-465-3577 - 14581 K Avenue, Perry, IA  50220

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 Adopt-A-Trail

“Dallas County Conservation is looking for dedicated groups, families, or individuals willing to adopt a  section of the Raccoon River Valley Trail.  We currently have four sections open for adoption. Adopt-A-Trail .   These sections listed below alongside the map may be broken down into smaller practical sections if needed. 

This is a list of what we are looking for from the adopting entity:

 1.  Name of sponsor and contact info

2.  Type of work willing to preform(litter removal, vegetation control or removal, etc.)

3.  Signed application form agreeing to DCCB’s rules and regulations pertaining to adopt-a-trail entities

***For a copy of the application form please email curt.cable@dallascountyiowa.gov***

 If this seems like something that you, your group, or family would be interested in please call or email Curt Cable.  curt.cable@dallascountyiowa.gov or 515-202-6162.  He will get you set up with the proper paperwork and answer any questions you may have.


************************************************************************************* Raccoon River Greenbelt Newsletter - Spring Equinox 2017 Here

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RRVT Trail Permits Available Online - 2017 Permits are available!
Dallas County Conservation Board offers you the convenience of purchasing your Raccoon River Valley Trail permits online. Click on "Annual Trail Pass" on the upper left hand side. Very easy!

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Dallas County Conservation Board
14581 K Ave.
Perry, Iowa 50220
515-465-3577
FAX 515-465-3579
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Email: conservation@dallascountyiowa.gov
Website: www.dallascountyiowa.gov/conservation

   

Mission Statement

"To protect, preserve, and enhance our natural resources by providing opportunities to improve the public’s quality of life through environmental education, ecosystem management, outdoor recreation, and historic preservation.”


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