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County Conservation

Mitchell County Conservation Board Director – Michael Miner
(641) 732-5204EMAIL


Daniele Dorsey – Office Manager
Brian Huffman – Parks Supervisor
Andy Taets – Outdoor Recreation Specialist
Chelsea Rowcliffe – Naturalist
Austin Walk – Natural Resource Technician
Matt Nicholson – Maintenance Technician
Brad Olson – Trails Technician
Connor Slifka – Conservation Technician

Mitchell County Conservation Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month; 7:00pm at the Milton R. Owen Nature Center, 18793 Hwy 9, Osage, IA 50461.

The nature center is home to several displays of wildlife mounts, such as otter, coyote, birds of prey, wild turkey, great blue heron, pheasant and area fish, such as northern pike, bass and walleye. An aquarium of live fish, found in Mitchell County, and a live working bee hive are the newest additions.

Reservations for programs or meetings should be directed to the Board office at (641) 732-5204 or email us with the details.

Additional Resource: Iowa Department of Natural Resources