conservation board
Tama County Conservation

Tama County Conservation
2283 Park Road
Toledo, IA 52342
Telephone and FAX: (641) 484-2231

Conservation Links
These links are to sites that may have useful environmental or natural resource information. By visiting these sites you leave the domain of the Tama County Conservation Board. The TCCB assumes no responsibility for any aspect of these sites, nor for your use of these sites. Further, the presence of links to these sites does not imply a TCCB endorsement. Check back as the links will be changed from time to time.
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This is the web-site of the Iowa Association of County Conservation Boards. Use the IACCB site as a springboard to web-sites for other County Conservation Boards from across the state. Provides good general information pertaining to all Conservation Boards.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for many different aspects regarding our natural world; everything from fish and wildlife management, parks, environmental regulation, geology, and law enforcement.

Hunting license and law information:

Fishing license information and regulations:

Hunter Safety Programs:

Fish ID:

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, interesting research on everything from whooping cranes to turtles, also a site to report bird bands, obtain breeding bird survey, etc. Good site for older youth and adults.

Fun Nature Center website, check out their wild wallpaper, lots of neat links to explore also

The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha is a top notch zoo located close to home, website has a small gallery of interesting photos plus an interactive map of the zoo showing different areas of the zoo

The Treehouse Guide Many children like to climb trees.... for the view, for the thrill, or to enjoy the sway of a tree and observe it's other occupants. To others, building a tree house for the kids, a retreat for themselves or a full blown home in the tree is a lifetime pursuit. This site will get you into the swing of tree houses and what goes into making one. See how elaborate some folks can get. Be sure to check out the links section.

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, A cool link to explore, I like the photo archives of tornados, Also some cool photos of storms from satellites.

Snakes, frogs, and toads of Iowa, So you'd like to identify that snake, frog or toad in your back yard. This is the site to visit!

For kids up to 12 years old?

For youth middle school age through high school, includes more technical information

Nasa site for youth

Please tour the rest of the Conservation area below:
Facilities - Fees - Rules - Nature Center - Links
Map to Otter Creek Lake and Park

Under pertinent federal regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information or disability the Tama County Conservation Board strives to provide quality programs of environmental education and outdoor recreation for all persons. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility operated by the Tama County Conservation Board you should write to: Director, Tama County Conservation Board, 2283 Park Road, Toledo, IA 52342, or the Equal Opportunity Commission, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.
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