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Twin Rivers Review Newsletter

The Twin Rivers Review is the Jones County Conservation Board newsletter.  It comes out twice a year.  Inside you will find everything you need to know to keep current including program schedules and meeting dates.

To receive a copy, please contact the JCCB Naturalist at 

Current Issue: Spring/Summer 2020

Have you visited Central Park lately?  Tell us about your visit - what you liked and what ideas you have... Click Here


Friends of Jones County Conservation

Award Winners


*Wapsipinicon Trail Committee:  In appreciation for countless hours of fundraising, grant writing, networking, and working with local county and state government, community organizations, businesses, Parks to People, and the Grant Wood Loop to make the Phase 1 completion of the Wapsipinicon Trail possible.  Thanks to all on this committee who are working together to better our community.  Fundraising on phase 2 of the Wapsi Trail Project continues.


*Bill Edwards:  Conservation volunteer and supporter and past staff member.  Bill has donated hundreds of hours to the care and betterment of Central Park.  Bill can often be spotted during the summer on a mower making sure Central Park looks its best.  Bill gives a warm welcome and friendly face to those visiting Central Park.  Thank You Bill!

*Board Members & Staff were recognized for their past years of service included:  Larry Pisarik - Larry who served on the Jones County Conservation Board for 26 years!  Rene O'Donnell-Hanlon was recognized for 12 years of service and Angie Christensen was honored for serving 7 years on the board.   John Klein was recognized for 20 years of service as the Jones County Conservation Boards Park Ranger.  Thanks to all for their hard work and years of service to Jones County!

Award Winners:  Wapsi Trail Committee.

Pictured Left to Right:  JCCB Members Russell VonBehren and Dean Zimmerman, award recipients Brad Hatcher, Kris Gobeli, and Lisa Mcquillen, Conservation Director Brad Mormann, and JCCB Member Dave Tabor.

Looking for something to do? 
Visit the Grant Wood Loop to find an attraction or to create your own recreational experience in the region.  This site encompasses attractions and experiences from Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson and Jones Counties. 
Find a new restaurant for dinner, learn about a new bike trail to ride or plan a day visiting an historic icon - the choices are plentiful.
Click Here  to watch a video by Wellmark that highlights the many projects Wellmark helped to support in the Grant Wood Loop Region.

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