The Montgomery County Conservation Board was founded to promote conservation, preserve wildlife, create a safe environment to fuel recreational hobbies, and provide meaningful experiences by mean of hands-on education. We strive to evoke a sense of community and devotion to our local wildlife areas. Explore local wildlife and check out our programs today! We offer a wide variety of topics for all ages at little to no cost. Interested in joining our team? Check out our volunteer opportunities to become involved with your local conservation.

Upcoming Events

  • Sep25
    Montgomery County Conservation Board Monthly MeetingTime: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMontgomery County Conservation Offices
  • Oct5
    Homeschool Program: Creepin' and Crawlin'Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmAnderson Conservation Area
  • Oct23
    Montgomery County Conservation Board Monthly MeetingTime: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMontgomery County Conservation Offices
  • Nov9
    Homeschool Program: Turkey TalkTime: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmAnderson Conservation Area
  • Nov11
    Wild Women in the Woods Guided Pheasant HuntTime: 8:30 am - 12:00 pmAnderson Conservation Area

    Come join our naturalist for a hands-on experience with your local wildlife. Our programs are offered at little to no cost, and aim to create a memorable experience. Check out our calendar for future programs and registration information.


    We manage 10 beautiful parks and wildlife areas to support outdoor recreation. Hiking opportunities are plentiful through all areas. Our lakes and ponds are stocked with fish and provide easy access for kayakers. Check out our "Recreation" tab for more information.

    Nature Center

    The Wolfe Nature Center is located at the Anderson Conservation Area. It serves as a meeting place for organizations and schools to have an immersive learning experience. The nature center is open by appointment only. Call our office today to schedule a visit!

    Headlines & Events

    Roadside Survey Reflects Increase in Iowa Pheasant Populations

    Article by Cassie Sherwood, student at Northwest Missouri State University   Pheasant populations statewide in Iowa have reached the highest numbers in 7 years. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently released data from its annual August 2023 Roadside Survey which describes population counts for several wildlife species, including the ring-necked pheasant. The survey records…

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