Black Hawk County Conservation's mission is to enhance the quality of life and stimulate economic development in Black Hawk County by providing open space, outdoor recreation, education and resource management. We maintain nearly 9,000 acres of public land including wildlife areas, prairies, river accesses, parks, campgrounds, public gun & archery ranges, cabins, lodges, bikes trails, geological sites, wildlife exhibits, and Hartman Reserve Nature Center.

The Black Hawk County Conservation Board meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome. The Board is scheduled to meet on the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 PM.
Please note, date, time & location is subject to change.

Black Hawk County Conservation Commission Members:
​Adam Sacquitne
Jon McNamee
Michael Bonser
Terri Rogers
Jenny Murphy

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"The Black Hawk County Conservation Board, in the provision of services and facilities to the public, does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race color , sex, creed, national origin, age, or disability. If anyone believes he or she has been subjected to such discrimination he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination with either the Black Hawk County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Dept. Of Interior, Washington, DC 20240. If you require special assistance for participation in our programs and services, or to request information in an alternative format, please call the Black Hawk County Conservation Board at 319-433-7275."