Wapsi River Environmental Education Center

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Winter Equipment Usage at the Wapsi River Center

The Wapsi Center offers XC-ski and snowshoe equipment for use at the Wapsi River Center.  All equipment is to be used on-site only, on designated areas, and when conditions are favorable.  Please call the office at (563) 328-3286 to check on conditions, availability, and terms.  Scott County Conservation at the Wapsi River Center promotes healthy, low-impact recreation, and offers such activities at little/no cost.  Thank you for your support of our natural resources, enjoy the season.


Fish Iowa!  Workshop February 26th 9am-noon

Join us at the Wapsi Center for a free DNR Fish Iowa! workshop.  This will be a fun time to learn all about fishing and is for all ages and abilities and for those that want to be certified in Fish Iowa.  You can bring your own equipment or we will have rods and reels available for you to practice your new skills.  Please send an email to Holly Schulte to register:  Holly.Schulte@dnr.iowa.gov 


Do You Enjoy Watching Wildlife?

Scott County Conservation's Wapsi Center is hosting a Frog and Toad Workshop on April 10, 2015.  This workshop is in association with the IA DNR's volunteer monitoring program.  Come join us and help provide the IDNR with important data!


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.

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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
wapsicenter@scottcountyiowa.com

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.