March 2019 Forum

The March Forum will feature Marc Miller Marc Miller, Deputy Director for Scott County Conservation Board, will discuss the lake renovation of the four lakes in the West Lake Complex.  This is a multi-year project involving the construction or renovation of nine ponds in the watershed along with a significant amount of in-lake work at

Read More

This is Ray Wolf

2019 February Forum

The February 12th Forum will feature Ray Wolf RSVP Required for lunch! $5 Donation requested. An RSVP for the meeting is optional, but appreciated. RSVP to Cassie at cdruhl@eicc.edu Ray Wolf is the Science and Operations Officer for NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) in Davenport, Iowa. He is responsible for managing operations, staff training, and

Read More

Kate Giannini

September 2018 Forum

The September 18th Forum will feature Kate Giannini RSVP Required for lunch!  $5 Donation requested. An RSVP for the meeting is optional, but appreciated. RSVP to akay@ci.davenport.ia.us The Iowa Watershed Approach: We’re all in! This presentation will focus on the IWA Flood Mitigation Program and its efforts to make communities more resilient to floods. Key

Read More

This is Jason Steele

August 2018 Forum

The August 21st Forum will feature Jason Steele Jason Steele is the Area Resource Soil Scientist for 20 counties in Southeast Iowa.  He is versed in soils related information and a local expert on Soil health and Cover crops. He has work in the realm of soils for over 17 years and has a variety

Read More

July 2018 Forum

The July 17th Forum will feature Steve Gustafson The topic of the presentation will focus on a review of the 15 years of Scott County Snapshot water quality data and discussion of the revised Snapshot plan. Steve Gustafson, PG is an environmental geologist with 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors. He

Read More

Front St., Davenport, Ia during High water 1888; cyanotype #117 from Mackenzie album

June 2018 Forum

Monday, June 18, 2018 – 12:00pm Note: different date and location this month. The Monday, June 18th Forum will feature Bob Bryant at Fairmount Street Library Bob Bryant is a retired Director/naturalist of the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center and former Director of the Clinton County Conservation Board. When, How and Why The Mississippi River Was Transformed Into A

Read More

River Vision concept map.

May 2018 Forum

The May 15th forum will feature Zach Peterson. The topic of the presentation will focus on current riverfront planning, design, and construction efforts currently being undertaken by the City to implement the River Vision Plan of 2004 and its 2014 update. Specific areas focus will include River Heritage Park, Veterans Memorial Park, and Main Street

Read More

April 2018 Forum

The April forum speaker will be Ferrel Anderson. Ferrel was raised in rural East Moline, IL. As a boy he hiked the woods, fields, and creeks in what is now the John Deere Administrative Center and Deere Run TPC, then known as Friendship Farm. This is where Ferrel and his twin brother would look for

Read More

Cabin at West Lake Park.

March 2018 Forum

The speaker for the March 20th Forum is Marc Miller. Marc is the Deputy Director for Scott County Conservation Board and serves as  the Project Manager for the Lake of The Hills lake renovation project along with supervising the maintenance, law enforcement, and operations for the Conservation Board. He has a Bachelor of Science degree

Read More

Welcome sign to Scott County park.

January Forum

The speaker for January 16th Forum is Bob Bryant. He was director of the Clinton County Conservation Board for 15 years, and director of Scott County Conservation Board’s Wapsi River Environmental Education Center for 16 years. Now retired, he continues to be involved with local conservation projects and activities, especially natural area inventories and restoration

Read More