The mission of the Muscatine County Conservation Board is to
preserve and enhance natural areas and resources in Muscatine County for the use and benefit of the community
preserve sufficient natural habitats in Muscatine County
ensure the survival of native plants and animals
acquire, develop and manage land for public hunting, fishing, camping and recreation
promote public appreciation and responsibility for the environment through education
The Muscatine County Conservation Board was approved by vote of the residents of the County in 1964 and began operation January 1, 1965. A five person Conservation Board, appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, sets policy and provides overall direction for staff. We currently manage 11 areas encompassing 1755 acres. These areas offer opportunities for hunting, fishing, camping, nature trails, conservation education programs and much more, all in beautiful natural settings.
Junior Achievement is dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.
Locally, Junior Achievement of the Heartland serves 24 counties in eastern Iowa, western Illinois and Grant County in Wisconsin. Visit http://www.jaheartland.org for more information.
The Muscatine County Genealogical Society was organized to assist individuals
in their genealogical research. It is a non-profit organization whose aim is to
foster an interest in genealogy, gather and preserve genealogy and historical data.
The Burlington Community School District supports all students achieving skills and abilities to become productive citizens in the community in which they live. This includes academic goals, social competencies, employability skills, and technology skills. These skills are a guide for teachers and students in determining projects and areas of focus at various grade levels.
The Putnam brings to life a sense of place, time and purpose to ignite human potential and inspire our diverse community to learn about and care for our world and all its people.
The primary function of the Muscatine County Medical Examiner Department is to determine a scientifically based cause and manner of death for every death that falls within its jurisdiction. Cause of death is defined as the disease or injury which set in motion the chain of events that ultimately results in the death of an individual. Manner of death describes the circumstances surrounding the death. In Iowa, manner of death is classified into 5 categories: