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.
The five members of the Allamakee County Conservation Board are appointed by the Allamakee County Board of Supervisors and meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Board meetings, which are open to the public, are held at the Allamakee County Conservation Board Office at 1944 Columbus Road Lansing, Iowa 52151. During summer months, the Conservation Board meetings are sometimes held at park locations.
Board Members from left to right: Jeanie Carrol, Marilyn Clark, Dennis Koenig, Steve Weymiller, Jessie Delaney
It is the Allamakee County Conservation Foundation’s (ACCF) mission to enhance the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of Allamakee County by providing quality outdoor recreation facilities, environmental education, and by promoting the long-term protection of Allamakee County’s natural resources and heritage.
The Allamakee County Conservation Foundation (ACCF) is a non-profit organization based in Allamakee County, Iowa. The Foundation was established to preserve and protect Allamakee County’s natural beauty, habitats, and its various recreational opportunities. The Foundation will create additional funding mechanisms to supplement traditional funding sources for the Allamakee County Conservation Board. The Foundation will establish the following opportunities: partnerships with both the visitor and residents of Allamakee County, provide a conduit for voluntarism and community service, promote destinations for tourism and create awareness and appreciation for the resources of Allamakee County.
- Dennis Blocker
- Jeanie Carroll
- Jesse Delaney
- Dave Duncklee
- Gary Krapfl
- James Janett
- Jane Regan
- Jens Kallevang