Illinois Nutrient Reduction Strategy Podcast

Did you know that the University of Illinois Extension office has a podcast all about explaining the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy? Click the link below to listen to all of the episodes and get your questions answered! https://soundcloud.com/narrowrow/sets/the-illinois-nutrient-loss

September 2019 Forum

September’s speaker will be Brian Ritter, Executive Director of Nahant Marsh and EICC Conservation Program Coordinator. Fairmount Cemetery in west Davenport is home to a rare remnant prairie/oak savanna. Since 2015, a group of volunteers has been working with cemetery staff to begin restoring and inventorying the site. Brian will discuss this remnant and prairie

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Duck Creek Wild Cleanup Event

The City of Davenport’s Duck Creek Wild program and the Partners of Scott County Watersheds are hosting an Xstream cleanup event “IN” and along Duck Creek on Saturday, September 28th. Click the link below to participate! https://xstreamcleanup.org/upcoming-events

FREE Sustainable Agriculture Workshops

The University of Illinois Extension office has two FREE programs coming up about sustainable farming practices. Click the links to register! Friday Aug. 23, 9:30am-2:30pm- Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategies Workshop & Edge of Field Practices Tour, American Legion, Reynolds, IL https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=20759 Friday, Sept. 6, 10:00am-2:30pm- In-Field Practices Workshop on Nutrient Loss Reduction, Paul Young’s Farm,

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Banking on Soil Health

“Although many farmers are strong conservationists, a deciding factor is how the cost compares to the return. Each case study offers a clear example. This gives producers interested in making changes on their operation an idea of the potential return on their investment, and how those economic benefits can be justified.” Farmers implementing conservation practices

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Help PSCW Purchase Snapshot Materials!

We are raising money to purchase water quality monitoring kits and multi-meter sensors needed for our Snapshot events! These materials are crucial for the continuation of our water quality database in Scott County. Click on the GoFundMe campaign below to learn more. http://gofundme.com/water-quality-monitoring-supplies

Fall 2019 Snapshot

Save the date for our Fall Snapshot! More details to follow. Tuesday, Oct. 1 12:00-1:00PM Surrey Heights Fire Station 5002 Crow Creek Rd. Bettendorf, IA 52722

PSCW awarded Environmental Grant

Thank you to Iowa American Water for awarding PSCW with their environmental grant! Their environmental grants supportinnovative, community-based environmental projectsthat improve, restore and/or protect watersheds andcommunity water supplies through partnerships.