Maintain and implement a hazard tree program to ensure public safety.
Maintain crop leases for the conservation department as part of wildlife habitat program.
Manage and restore wetlands for wildlife habitat, water quality, & flood control.
Conduct landscaping of newly developed properties including trails and park improvement sites
Morgan Creek Park, Wanatee Park, and Wickiup Hill Learning Center outdoor areas have mostly reopened following the August 2020 derecho. However, some select trails and park sections may be closed for safety reasons, ongoing debris removal, and/or reconstruction. Please observe signage and gate closures where applicable. Several other natural areas and trails may also have areas of debris, but are available for public use.
Linn County Conservation continues efforts to remove the devastation from areas impacted from August 2020 derecho storm while additionally taking steps to replenish the woodlands.
The Linn County Conservation Department will be receiving lump sum, sealed bids for multiple lots of cut logs. Sealed bid sales were conducted January through March of 2021 and will resume in the winter when ground conditions allow for continuation of the harvest. This page will be updated with information for bidders on quantity of logs, sealed bid form and due dates, and locations as sales become available.
Many prairie species, like wildflowers, benefit from the cold and moist conditions to germinate when the soil temperature rises in the spring. Linn County Conservation continues its efforts to provide diverse prairies for pollinators within the County.