November 2019 Forum

November 2019 Forum November’s forum speaker will be Steve Gustafson, Vice Chair of Partners of Scott County Watersheds. He plans to discuss the results of the Snapshots conducted in 2019 in relation to the entire database that PSCW has compiled over the years. He will discuss trends and concentrations for Scott County’s rural and urban

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Oct. Forum

We had a full house for Amy Bouska’s presentation on urban conservation practices! Thank you to everyone who attended!

October 2019 Forum

October’s forum speaker will be Amy Bouska, Urban Conservationist with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s (IDALS) Urban Conservation Program. Amy has been with IDALS for 23 years, the past 11 years working with the Urban Conservation Program. Amy works throughout Eastern Iowa assisting municipalities, homeowners, private industry, and non-profit organizations with urban

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September Forum

Thank you to the great crowds who attended Brian Ritter’s presentation on prairie management!

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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August 2019 Forum

August’s forum speaker will be Al Frohlich, Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District Regulatory Branch. He has been with the Corps for 21 years and the past 14 in the Regulatory Program. Al has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in Environmental Education/Interpretation and is

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July Forum

Thanks to Joe Jordan for a very informative presentation on mussel surveys today! If you missed it this afternoon, you can catch Joe’s presentation again tonight from 5-6PM at the Blue Grass Presbyterian Church. RSVP to Cassie at

July 2019 Forum

July’s Forum speaker will be Joe Jordan with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Jordan has a Fisheries and Wildlife Biology degree from Iowa State University. His Corps of Engineer career began in the Oklahoma as a park ranger at Lake Texoma in 1985. From 1990-1996, Mr. Jordan was a biologist in the Rock

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June 2019 Forum

June 2019 Forum June’s forum will feature Justin Bisinger and Mark Schutt from the NRCS. Justin and Mark will be breaking down soil health into understandable individual components. While soil health is a broad topic, it can be understood by beginning at the soil particle level then working up towards a healthy soil ecosystem. They

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May’s Forum

Did you miss Brian Burkholder’s presentation on the IVRM program? You have another chance to attend on Thursday, May 23 at the First Presbyterian Church in LeClaire (200 S 12th St., LeClaire, IA) from 5:00-6:00pm. RSVP to Cassie at