I-Pollinate Citizen Science Webinar

I-Pollinate is a citizen science research initiative run through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Volunteers can join up to three research projects and help collect critical data on monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars, pollinator visits to ornamental flowers, and statewide bee distribution. Your efforts will help inform conservation plans and how to plant gardens

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Rock Island SWCD Tree, Plant, and Fish Sales

The Rock Island Soil and Water Conservation District is offering sales of trees, plants and fish. See order deadlines below: Spring Tree Sale Deadline: Close Of Business Wednesday April 10th Spring Tree Sale Pick-up Dates: Thursday April 25th & Friday April 26th from 8am -5pm Spring Plant Sale Deadline:Close of Business May 1st Spring Plant Sale Pick-up

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April 2019 Forum

The April 2019 forum speaker will be Omar de Kok-Mercado. Omar’s background and expertise is in soil microbiology and agronomy. He has previously worked for the NRCS and Forest Service and is now the Project Coordinator for the STRIPS (Science-Based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips) project at Iowa State University. He farms outside

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Make it a Movie Night!

Our changing climate has a direct effect on flooding and water quality locally and beyond. From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Join the PACG and St. Ambrose University on Thursday, April 17th from 7-9pm for a free public screening

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Scott County SWCD Tree, Plant, and Repellant Sale

The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District is holding its annual Spring Tree, Plant, and Repellant Sale. Orders will be accepted until Thursday, March 28. Visit http://www.scottcountysoilandwater.org/2019/01/01/2019-tree-plant-and-repellent-sale/ to learn more!

March 2019 Forum

56 people attended Marc Miller’s forum on the West Lake Restoration Project! Our next forum will be Tuesday, April 16. Stay tuned! West Lake Restoration Project

Davenport Corridor Cleanup-March 23

Date:  Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Who can Participate:  This opportunity is open to anyone interested in beautifying Davenport and protecting the health of our local waterways. No previous experience is necessary. Individuals under the age of 18 must have adult supervision. Description of Project:  Volunteers will be picking up litter along major corridors

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