News Flash

Posted on: February 19, 2020

NOW HIRING!

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This seasonal position will run approximately from May to early or mid-August of 2020. The successful candidate will gain experience in native ecosystem management, maintenance and daily operations of the interpretive park, equipment operation and mainten...

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Additional Info... Conservation - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Ten Pheasant Food Plot Questions Answered

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Food plots can be established almost anywhere, but to maximize the impact for your local pheasant population, a little extra thought will go a long way.

Additional Info... Conservation - News & Announcements
Posted on: December 27, 2019

1st Annual Hardin County Archaeology Day

Archaeology Day

Join Hardin County Conservation on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, from 10 AM to 2 pm at Calkins' Nature Area for our first annual Hardin County Archaeology Day! 

Flint Knapping Classes and Demonstrations

Join us in the classroom at Calkins at 10 AM...

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Conservation - News & Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Thanks to Eldora/South Hardin Girls Scouts

Girl Scouts Bugs

Thanks to the Eldora/South Hardin Girl Scouts for coming out to earn their bug badges in October.

We caught predacious diving beetles, dragonfly nymphs, damselfly nymphs, scuds, water boatmans, and backswimmers in the nature center pond. The scouts seemed ...

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Conservation - News & Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Please - No Pets At Calkins

No Pets

As you enter the driveway at Calkins Nature Area, there are signs that say "No Pets."

As much as we would love to have your pets visit us, we do not allow pets for a number of reasons.

  1. Your pets can acquire illnesses via wildlife if they come into...
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