Do you have a background and education in conservation? Hardin County Conservation is hiring for two full-time positions, an Interpretive Park Ranger and a Natural Resource Manager. Click the position titles for more information, application deadlines, and to apply online.


On behalf of the Hardin County Conservation Board, Staff and myself, we welcome you to beautiful Hardin County. Hardin County is a hidden gem in the middle of Iowa farm country, we have many fantastic areas for you to get outdoors and recreate in. Whether you are bird watching or geocaching, canoeing or hunting, camping or just hiking, we have something for everyone. While you’re here be sure to check out the museum at the Calkins Nature Area complete with a renowned Native American Artifact Collection and several other amenities. You are going to want to see the Sac and Fox Overlook with its impressive views or spend a weekend in one of our cozy log cabins near Steamboat Rock. With quiet, friendly little towns and businesses we’re sure you’ll want to visit us often.

Thanks for visiting Hardin County Conservation!

Wes Wiese, Director
Hardin County Conservation