Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fayette County Conservation Board’s Calendar of Events for 2011

For more information about the events listed below contact: Dawn L. Amundson, Environmental Education Coordinator, Gilbertson Nature Center, 22580 A Avenue, Elgin, Iowa 52141, 563 – 426 – 5740, E-mail: gncfccb@alpinecom.net

May 2011:
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 = Petting Zoo, Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building and Hart Dummermuth Historical House Open for scheduled field trip groups only.

Saturday, May 28, 2011 = Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building, Hart Dummermuth Historical House, and Petting Zoo open for the summer season, Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday, May 30, 2011 = Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building, Hart Dummermuth Historical House, and Petting Zoo open for the summer season, Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

June 2011:
Friday, June 3, Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5, 2011 = Free Fishing Weekend, Iowa Residents Only

Saturday, June 4, 2011 = Fishing with TAKO, Volga River State Park, 10 AM – 2 PM

Saturday, June 11, 2011 = Cache the Treasure’s of Fayette County, Klock’s Island, Fayette, Iowa, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

July 2011:
Monday, July 4, 2011 = Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building, Hart Dummermuth Historical House, and Petting Zoo open for the summer season, Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

July 9 - 16, 2011, Project A.W.A.R.E. Volunteer River Clean Up, Turkey River Watershed

Monday, July 11, 2011, Night Hike / Owl Prowl, Gilbertson Conservation Education Area, meet at the Campground Shelter House, 8:30 PM

Saturday, July 16, 2011, Country Heritage Maize Maze Opens, Times to be announced, Contact: 563-419-1133

September 2011:
Monday, September 5, 2011 = The last day the Petting Zoo is open for the season.

The Gilbertson Nature Center, Mavis and Conner Dummermuth Historical Building and Hart Dummermuth Historical House buildings will now be open when the Maize Maze opens the buildings or appointment only.

October 2011:
Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29, 2011, Haunted Maize Maze, Times to be announced, contact: 563-419-1133

Monday, April 11, 2011

Fayette County Conservation Boards 2011 Camping Season Fee's

Season Pass 2011
$250.00 for the 2011 Camping Season

Gilbertson Conservation Education area
Gouldsburg Park
$12.00/nigth with electricity
$7.00/night without electricity
$7.00/night Equestrain Camping at Gilbertson Conservation Education Area only

Dutton's Cave Park
$8.00/night with electricty
$5.00/night without electricity

Goeken Park
Twin Bridges Park
Echo Valley State Park
$5.00/night

    The Gilbertson Conservation Education Area and Gouldsburg Park Campgrounds are now open for the season.