Youth Outdoor Field Day is Tomorrow

OSKALOOSA — Mahaska County Conservation invites the public to bring the kids and family to the 20th Annual Youth Outdoor Field Day at the Russell Wildlife Area on Saturday, September 30th any time between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm. When you arrive at the event sign in at the registration table.  Kids will receive a activity punch card to earn a prize!  Once registered families can hike the trails and participate in activities of their choice.

Cost of the event is $10 per person (kids & adults) from now through the day of the event. Registration forms can be found at under the Events tab if you wish to register before the event.

Families can hike around the Russell Wildlife Area and experience many fun outdoor activities:
Dutch oven cooking
.22 shooting

Water safety
Fossil digging
Disc golf
Tree ID
Make and take seed balls
Mahaska County Sheriff K-9 dog “Rocco”

Nature Craft
and MORE!

The Russell Wildlife Area is located 5 miles north of Oskaloosa at 2254 – 200th St., New Sharon, IA, 50207.  If you have questions, contact the Mahaska County Conservation Board at 641-673-9327 or email


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