July 2020 Forum

July’s virtual forum presenter will be Dr. Kay Stefanik, Assistant Director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University.Dr. Stefanik received a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from The Ohio State University in 2012. The Iowa Nutrient Research Center’s purpose is to pursue a science-based approach to evaluating the performance and development of nutrient

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Snapshot Training Now Available Online!

PSCW recorded our Snapshot volunteer training that was held in February 2020. You can now view it anytime and learn more about how the Snapshot works and what materials we use to test water quality in Scott County! View the training here.

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert is a new series launching on farmers.gov. In this Ask the Expert, Joey Koptis, District Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Baldwin County, Alabama, answers a few questions about the importance of soil health. Continue reading here.

Whiskey Run Creek Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday, July 25

Join Partners of Scott County Watersheds as we collect trash and other debris from the Whisky Run Creek watershed in Princeton, IA.  Volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend, as we will be able to do simple trash clean up along the banks, as well as jump in and get dirty pulling out larger

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Register now for the Summer Snapshot!

Now is your chance to contribute to one of the largest water quality databases in Iowa to monitor trends in the health of Scott County’s watersheds! We will train volunteers to use lab equipment to test for pH, nitrogen, chloride, and phosphorus, among other parameters.  Some volunteers will also record insects and other wildlife living in

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