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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Monarch Butterfly Tagging at Calkins


Caterpillars are still out and about at Calkins. Mark your calendars!

Thursday, September 19th, Calkins Nature Area staff members will host their annual monarch butterfly tagging program from 5:00 PM to sunset at Calkins Nature Area. The event is free and ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Temporarily Out of Blackout Plates

blackout plate

9/13/2019: Hardin County is temporarily out of stock of the "blackout" plates for large 2 plate vehicles. We are hoping to get restocked next week but please call the Treasurer's Office at 641-939-8226 before driving to the Courthouse to pick up...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Property Taxes Due September 30th

Property Tax

Treasurer Machel Eichmeier reminds property owners that the 1st installment of property taxes are due by September 30, 2019. Penalties begin on October 1, 2019.

In Person

Payments may be paid in person by September 30th in the form of cash, check or debit /...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Hunter Education Field Day Course

Hunt Smart Hunt Safe Sign

Conservation will be holding a hunter's safety field day on Tuesday, September 17th from 5 PM to 9 PM at Calkins' Nature Area. You will need to take the online hunters safety course before you can come out for the field day.

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Free Public Education Conservation Programs


The school year is coming up quickly. The Calkins education program schedule will be filling fast for education programs. Be sure to book yours soon!

If you've never booked with us before, here are a few details to note:

  • Programs are FREE.
  • You can either com...
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Posted on: July 18, 2019

2019 Aerial Greenbelt Footage Contest


Hardin County Conservation is part of a group sponsoring an Aerial Greenbelt Footage Contest. Capture aerial imagery of locations in Hardin County for a chance to win up to $2,500. There are five categories for video submissions. Deadline is Nov 15, 2019.

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Mobile Wildlife Observatory


Hardin County Conservation has a mobile wildlife observatory - the perfect set up for photographers, families, or wildlife enthusiasts who would like to photograph or observe the interesting wildlife in Hardin County.

This is a small camouflaged trailer be...

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