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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Hickory Grove Lake Restoration

HGP beach view

The DNR will treat Hickory Grove Lake on August 4th (pending workable weather conditions) with rotenone, a botanical pesticide, to eliminate the remaining fish population. 

The lake is still drained. No fishing or boating is allowed, and boat/snac...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts to SCC Operations


COVID-19 Continuity of Operations

June 17 - Story County Conservation is updating our daily operations as follows: 

  • The Conservation Center is closed to the public until further notice. 
  • Parks will be open as planned. Practice social distan...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

SCC Updates to Management of Campgrounds & Facilities

Story County Conservation has devised a three-tiered approach to opening of campgrounds and facilities. These guidelines specify what circumstances dictate a change in level of operation. All SCC rules, regulations, and procedures remain enforced througho...

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