Core Functions

  • Manages and maintains 28 areas in Linn County, which include parks, preserves, trails, and natural areas
  • Provides conservation education programming, both on and off site
  • Provides spaces for outdoor recreation and equipment rental
  • Oversees park facility rentals
  • Manages natural resources within the county, including pollinator prairie planting, prescribed burning, invasive species control and wildlife food plots on county public land.
  • Administers the Linn County Water and Land Legacy Bonds

Additional information about Linn County Conservation can be found at

  1. Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

    Program to Raise Money for Water Quality Projects managed by Linn and Johnson County Conservation Boards Read on...
  2. Linn County Conservation presented with 2019 Excellence in Action award from ISAC

    Conservation Board recognized for leading effort in the 1,000 Acre Pollinator Initiative by the Iowa Association of Counties. Read on...
  3. Pinicon Ridge Park featured on State of Iowa's "99 Counties, 99 Parks" list

    Linn County park part of initiative inviting residents and visitors to explore Iowa’s outdoors Read on...
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