Great crowd today for Al Frohlich’s forum on USA Corps of Engineers regulations!
“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
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
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
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.
University of Illinois Extension and Rock Island County Soil and Water Conservation District have teamed up with regional experts to help farmers, landowners and farm operators implement best management practices to reduce agricultural nutrient losses into watersheds. The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) aims to reduce nitrate-nitrogen and total phosphorus losses into rivers and