Iowa Conservation en Des Moines County Conservation Turns 50 <p><a href="" target="DesMoinesCountyConservation">Des Moines County Conservation</a> is honoring its past by looking to the future.&nbsp; The agency is celebrating its 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year.</p><p>Director Kim Perlstein says Des Moines County Conservation has eight full-time employees who oversee about 1,500 acres of public property.&nbsp; Two key pieces are Starr&rsquo;s Cave Nature Center and Big Hollow Recreation Area.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 11:48:39 +0000 Jason Parrott 16357 at Des Moines County Conservation Turns 50