Conservation Board


  • 3:30 pm
  • 1st Wednesday of every month
  •  Engineer’s Training Facility in Glenwood (during standard time), or at Pony Creek Nature Center, Pacific Junction (during daylight savings time)

The meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome to attend.


  • Eric Van Fleet, Glenwood
  • Kreg Kinzle, Glenwood
  • David Hendrix, Malvern
  • Lana White, Hastings
  • Lorraine Zanders, Malvern


The Mills County Conservation Board was established in January of 1957, as per Iowa state law. The organization's stated purpose is: "To make available to the inhabitants of Mills County, public museums, parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds, recreational centers, county forests, wildlife, and other conservation areas, and to promote and preserve the health and general welfare of the people, encourage the orderly development and conservation of natural resources, and to cultivate good citizenship by providing adequate programs of public recreation."


The Mills County Conservation Board is committed to providing the citizens of Mills County with quality outdoor recreation areas and opportunities for enriching educational experiences. Please take advantage of these services and visit your parks often.


The Mills County Conservation Board does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, national origin, age, or handicap. If anyone believes he or she has been subjected to such discrimination, he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination with the Mills County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington D.C. 20240.