The spring 2018 edition of the Floyd County Conservation newsletter is available. Click here to see an electronic edition.
The Conservationist includes articles from Conservation staff, event announcements and a registration sheet for the May 5 Tosanak 5K Trail Run/Walk.
Floyd County Conservation Director Adam Sears writes about a milestone for the Conservation Board.
“In July of 1958, Floyd County began doing something new. The first meeting of the Floyd County Conservation Board (FCCB) was held at the Floyd County Courthouse,” he began. “This year, 2018 is a milestone year for the FCCB, putting the department at 60 years of age.”
Tyler Walters, Natural Resource/Resident Ranger, writes about changes in campground fees and registration.
And, Tyron Steere, natural resource manager, writes about wildlife.
“Spring is here and if you haven’t gone out and checked your wood duck boxes, time is running out!” Steere wrote. “Wood ducks normally lay their eggs in early spring, so it might even be to late. The Floyd County Conservation has been busy this past winter checking boxes. We even had a pretty good success rate!
“The Floyd County Conservation currently has 45 wood duck boxes throughout our properties. Every year through out the fall and winter we go out and check each box