Contact Us

Office Hours:
Monday – Tuesday
8:00 AM – Noon

Wednesday – Friday
8:00 AM – Noon & 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Weekends - Staffed by Volunteers
Weekends April 15th - October 31st 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekends November 1st - April 14th 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Winter: Nature Center may be closed if travel conditions are "Not Advised," please call in advance (319) 636-2617.

Mailing Address:
Buchanan County Conservation
Fontana Interpretive Nature Center
1883 125th St
Hazleton, IA 50641
Phone:  (319) 636-2617
Fax:  (319) 636-2624
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Dan Cohen, Executive Director

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Sondra Cabell, Naturalist

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Michael Maas, Naturalist

Mike Van Raden, Park Ranger 

Jeremy Whittle, Park Ranger

Chris Hansen, Conservation Technician

Steve Sauer, Conservation Technician

Elaine Walker, Office Manager

Diane Johnson, Secretary