Wapsi River Environmental Education Center


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Wapsi River Environmental Education Center Sites: Bends to Beaches Water TrailEagle View Eco CenterEagle View Eco Center Assembly RoomElm CampsiteKestrel CabinMenke ObservatoryOsprey Aquatic LabOutdoor AmphitheaterOwl's Nest DormitoryPine RingRedtail LodgeShooting RangeTeams CourseVincent Campsite

Eagle View Eco Center

Eagle View Eco Center

Eagle View Eco Center


4 Days of Education and Fun!

Ediwild (Educators in the Wild) is presenting a 4-day workshop opportunity to attend the Ghosts of the Grasslands adventure beginning June 23rd.  For more information or questions about registration, click the below link or contact Nahant Marsh at (563) 323-5196 or email Amy Loving, aloving@eicc.edu.

The Great 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9am - 11:30am

Garlic Mustard is an invasive, noxious plant that threatens our native woodlands, natural areas & wildlife habitat.  Help us control it in our community by participating in the Challenge!

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center is located along the Wapsipinicon River and consists of 225 acres of upland and bottomland forests, grasslands, and wetlands. The Wapsi Center, along with Sherman Park across the river, provide a 432-acre complex offering a wide variety of uses.

Wapsi River Environmental Education CenterCenter Goals

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center provides multiple uses, with an emphasis on resource protection and environmental education. Specific goals include:

You Can Help!

Are you a school teacher or a member of a civic organization that is looking for a community project? Please consider the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center. The Center has a constant need for supplies and equipment.

The Friends of the Wapsi Center is a citizens' support group providing assistance to the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center in the form of volunteers for programs, technical assistance, curriculum planning, financial support, and guidance in fulfilling the Center's goals.

[ Friends of the Wapsi Center ]

Need Information?

For more information on programs and facilities, the "Friends" Group, or making a contribution to the Center, contact us:

Wapsi River Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, Iowa 52745
(563) 328-3286

Project Partners

The Wapsi Center is a cooperative project, managed and operated by Scott County Conservation with programming assistance from Clinton County Conservation. The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and QCCA helped with the original purchase of the property and fund raising.