Partners for Conservation Foundation

The Partners for Conservation Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization that supports conservation efforts in Des Moines County, including those of Des Moines County Conservation. In addition to supporting major projects, Partners accepts donations of any size to support virtually any conservation effort.

Major Projects


Big Hollow has become one of Southeast Iowa’s premier outdoor recreation areas. Through grants and generous donations, the community has already invested millions in this multi-use friendly community attraction. To donate, click the donate button below and select "Big Hollow" from the drop down menu.

Possible future additions to Big Hollow include:

  • Natural playscape area
  • Full-amenity rental cabins
  • New multi-use building with classrooms and meeting space.

The Flint River Trail is planned to be the largest recreational trail in Southeast Iowa. To make it a reality, we need your help. Whether you can give $5, $500, or $5,000, your help is greatly appreciated and a necessary component to make this trail a reality. To donate, click the donate button below and select "Flint River Trail" from the drop down menu.


To donate any amount, simply contact Partners for Conservation or click the link below to make an online donation.