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Now Hiring for Summer Interns

Whiterock Conservancy will be hiring interns for the summer of 2020!- Apply Now. Trails, Land Management, Communication and Website Land Management Intern/ Summer Position $12 per hour and housing Seasonal duties: Whiterock Conservancy is a non-profit land trust. Interested candidates can expect a great deal of variability in tasks. The primary tasks include running equipment or handling goats for ecological [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

If you volunteered during 2019, or plan to in 2020, we would like to see you on February 8! Saturday, February 8, 202, 6-8 pm Bur Oak Visitors’ Center, 1436 Highway 141, Coon Rapids Join with fellow volunteers as staff as we celebrate 2019 and look forward to 2020. Bring your stories from Whiterock 2019. Dinner will be provided. RSVP [...]

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Giving Tuesday

During this season of thanks and giving, it is a wonderful time to remember the non-profits that work every day to make life better. We know you have options of where to donate and volunteer. At Whiterock Conservancy we are thankful for your support during #GivingTuesday and everyday. If you appreciate the work Whiterock Conservancy does throughout the year to [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Register for Future of Agriculture

Discuss “what’s next for agriculture?” with thought provoking leaders. Each speaker will have  an hour presentation with time allocated for questions and discussion. November 14,  8:30 to 4:30 at the Bur Oak Visitors' Center Regular registration $30: http:/weblink.donorperfect.com/FutureofAg%20 Student registration $15: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/FutureofAgStudent Featuring: Fred Iutzi, President, The Land Institute, Salina, KS After 10,000 Years: Sizing Up Agriculture’s Next Chapter Mark [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Events|0 Comments


September 28th, 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Coon Rapids. Thanks to a friendship with Roswell Garst, Khrushchev came to Iowa and drew crowds of over 25,000. This event is remembered as one of the most important moments in this land's history. K60 will be celebrated with a full-day commemoration, featuring CNN Historian [...]

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Make the Pump Track Real

You can help shape the Pump Track at Whiterock - literally. Help build and shape the pump track to make it something you want to ride over and over. Come for one volunteer session - or all of them. We will have tools and direction, but if you can, bring your ideas, dirt work tools and cordless drills - you [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, Trails, Uncategorized, volunteer|0 Comments