Monday, April 30, 2018

Fayette County Conservation Board 2018 Camping Season Rates

Gilbertson Conservation Education Area
Gouldsburg Park

$15.00/night with electricity
$10.00/night without electricity
$10.00/night Equestrian Camping at Gilbertson

Dutton’s Cave Park
Twin Bridges Park

$8.00/night with electricity
$5.00/night without electricity

Goeken Park
Echo Valley State Park


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

WANTED! Parks and Roadside Seasonal Staff

Are You Still Looking for a Summer Job?

The Fayette County Conservation Board has:


Salary $8-$10

FCC is seeking applicants for summer seasonal positions. Staff will perform park maintenance, guest services, burn, spray, seed and mow roadsides, and enjoy a summer outdoors. Successful candidates should plan on working hard and not taking a summer vacation.

A degree or enrollment in a conservation related field is preferred. Experience operating mowers, tractors and related equipment, and power tools is a plus.

To Apply
Send resume and application to Fayette County Conservation, 18673 Lane Rd, Fayette, IA 52142 or call 563-422-5146 for more information.

Application for Employment:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Hunter Education Safety Class 2018

Hunter Education Safety Class

Gilbertson Nature Center

Saturday, April 7, 2018,
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Participants must Pre-Register by April 4, 2018 to be able to participate in the class.

Participants must Pre-Register on line by going to the following link:
Once you or your child are registered online to take the class please remember to contact the Gilbertson Nature Center at 563-426-5740 or e-mail:, to make arrangements on how to get a study guide to do the required chapter reviews for the first day of class.
Hunter Safety Education Class is required according to Iowa law; any one born after January 1, 1972 is required to complete and pass a Hunter Education Safety Class to be able to purchase an Iowa Hunting License.  This certification will also meet the requirements of other states.

Participants must be a minimum of 11 years of age.

This is a Regular Classroom Hunter Education Safety Class NOT an Internet Field Test.

Attendance is required for each of the full two days!

For information call Dawn at the Gilbertson Nature Center at 563-426-5740 or e-mail: