May 2020 Forum

*RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH. Visit our Facebook page and website (www.partnersofscottcountywatersheds.org) for the latest information. May’s forum speaker is Robb Ewoldt, a full-time farmer in Scott County, Iowa. Over his years in farming his family farm, he has made many changes in his farming practices to preserve water and soil quality, including no-till or strip-till farming,

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April 2020 Forum

Tuesday, April 21 12:00-1:00pm *Note: To keep in consideration of social distancing recommendations, the April forum will be held virtually via Zoom. See below for more information about registering and viewing the forum. Dr. Keith Schilling is the State Geologist of Iowa and Director of the Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa. Dr,

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March 2020 Forum

March’s forum speaker is Robb Ewoldt, a full-time farmer in Scott County, Iowa. Over his years in farming his family farm, he has made many changes in his farming practices to preserve water and soil quality, including no-till or strip-till farming, cover crop use, limited application of fertilizers and chemicals, and installing one of the

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Feb. 2020 Forum

Great turnout for our afternoon forum from Olivia Dorothy of American Rivers! You have another chance to see the presentation tonight from 5-6PM at the Davenport Library-Fairmount St. location (3000 Fairmount St.). You can view Olivia’s presentation here.

February 2020 Forum

February’s forum speaker will be Olivia Dorothy with American Rivers. In 2019, American Rivers listed the Upper Mississippi River as America’s third Most Endangered River© due to climate change and a series of unauthorized levee raises that threaten public safety and the environment. Half of the floodplain between the Quad Cities and St Louis has

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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!