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The Johnson County Conservation Department manages natural resources and outdoor recreation areas throughout the county. Several native prairies, river access areas, small community parks, and the 1,082 acre F.W. Kent Park provides a variety of services in natural resources recreation, and conservation.

The Board's Operation Center is located at F.W. Kent Park. A specialized staff provide you with quality outdoor recreation and environmental education.


F.W. Kent Park Campground Opens for the Season April 25Abobe Icon
Williams Prairie Transferred to County Conservation BoardAbobe Icon
2013 Annual ReportAbobe Icon
Conservation Bond Public Meetings SummariesAbobe Icon
Conservation Deer Management Plan - Update Abobe Icon
Firewood Cutting Permits Available at Kent ParkAbobe Icon
User Fee Rate IncreaseAbobe Icon
Kent Park Lake Watershed Assessment and Management PlanAbobe Icon
Master River Stewards Program


Contact Information

e-mail: Larry Gullett, Director
Phone: (319) 645-2315, Fax: (319) 645-2204

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Johnson County Conservation Department
FW Kent Park
2048 Hwy 6 NW, Oxford IA 52322

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