Our Mission

Acquire, develop, maintain and make available...

It is the Conservation Board’s responsibility to acquire, develop, maintain and make available, to the inhabitants of the county, public museums, parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds, recreational centers, environmental educational opportunities, county forests, wildlife and other conservation areas; and to promote and preserve the health and general welfare of the people; and to encourage the orderly development and conservation of natural resources; and to cultivate good citizenship by providing adequate programs of public recreation.

Our Programs & Boards

Working to educate & lead

We offer a variety of public programs throughout the year. These programs are welcome to all! They are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Our Facilities

Driftless Area Education & Visitor Center

The cultural, recreational, natural, and historical significance of the Driftless Area is the primary focus of the interpretive exhibits at the Driftless Area Education and Visitor Center. Featuring three levels and 10,000 sq. ft., the building is nestled beneath limestone bluffs with scenic river views.

Driftless Area Education & Visitor Center exterior