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Saulsbury Road Closure
Saulsbury Road at the Chicken Creek Bridge is closed for bridge replacement. Closure may last for 30 days or more depending on the weather. Anyone wishing to enter the Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area will need to park at the marsh parking lot along Saulsbury Road and access the area from there. Please do not block the parking lot gate.
Trout Release at Discovery Pond
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release 1000 trout in Discovery Pond at Discovery Park on Saturday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m. One hundred of the trout will be tagged and any tagged trout caught between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on November 9 may be turned in for a prize. All state fishing rules and regulations apply including the requirement of a trout stamp. Call the Iowa DNR at (563) 260-1225 or the Conservation Board at (563) 264-5922 for more information.
Campgrounds at Saulsbury Recreation Area are closed for the season. Typically, campgrounds reopen on April 15 each year.
Conservation News - Fall 2013 Newsletter
The latest edition of the MCCB newsletter now available. Read it now»
Deep Lake Parks Public Meeting to be held August 29
The Muscatine County Conservation Board will hold a public meeting about proposed plans for Deep Lakes Park on Thursday, August 29, at the Environmental Learning Center. Conservation Board members and staff, Deep Lakes Park Steering Committee members, and Shoemaker Haaland staff will be on hand to answer questions and receive comments and suggestions concerning the proposed plans for Deep Lakes Park.
From 5:00-8:00 pm the public can view the plans, ask questions or leave comments and suggestions. A formal presentation by the park planning firm, Shoemaker Haaland, will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm. Download plans »
Deep Lakes Park Dedication Held
Muscatine County's newest area was opened to the public and given its official name on April 20. You can take a look at photos of the dedication ceremony or better yet, head out to Deep Lakes Park and see it for yourself! Find out more »