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Our Mission

To preserve and manage natural areas and open spaces for ecological, educational and recreational benefits of present and future generations.

What’s New

2016 Holiday Walk

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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AUDIT REPORT OF BOONE COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Boone County Conservation District hereby provides public notice that an audit of its funds for the period April 1, 1015 through March 31, 2016  has been made by WIPFLi CPAs and Consultants, 328 W. Stephenson, Freeport, IL 61032, and that a report of such audit dated March 31, 2016 has been filed with the County Clerk of Boone County, Illinois, in accordance with 30 ILCS 15/0.01 et seq. The full report of the audit is available for public inspection at 603 N. Appleton Road, Belvidere, Illinois during regular business hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday except for holidays.

Newsletter

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BCCD Approves New Ordinance

BCCD Ordinance #98-A has approved the Long Prairie Trail Public Utility and Telecommunications Crossing Ordinance at their June meeting. You may download a copy of the ordinance by following this link.

Special Meeting Notice

The License Review Committee of the Boone County Conservation District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Attorney Deborah Loos’ office, 130 S. State St., Belvidere, IL The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Farm City Elevator’s request.

NOTICE

Beginning September 19th, the BBCD Office will be closing for lunch from noon to 12:45 pm daily.

 

Upcoming Events

Conservation Areas

Conservation Area Closures

HUNTING AREA CLOSURES:

Distillery, Ipsen Road, Newburg Village, Lib and Beaver Bluffs (dog park is open) will be closed:

  • November 4, 5, 6, 18, 19 and 20
  • December 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 and 31
  • January 1, 13, 14, 15

Kinnikinnick, Piscasaw Fen, Sewell and Kishwaukee Valley:

Beginning November 15th, these areas will be seasonally closed to the general public and will re-open in the spring. Hunting continues November 18th through January 15, 2017.

 

Listen to Dan Kane speak about the Boone County Conservation District

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Firearm Hunt Information

The firearm hunt information has been updated for 2016. Please click Firearm Hunt Information to see the current details. The Firearm Lottery is closed for 2016.

2016-2017 Archery Hunt Information

This information has been updated for the upcoming season. You can find this information here.