#OurFarmers Roadtrip

Click the link below to read online stories about exceptional farmers and ranchers who are working with USDA to strengthen and grow their operations. They are using USDA programs and services – such as farm loans, conservation programs, and crop insurance – to be and stay successful. https://www.farmers.gov/connect/blog/farm-life/ourfarmers-roadtrip

Summer Snapshot Registration Now Live!

Registration for our First Annual Summer Snapshot is now live! Volunteers will have the chance to contribute to one of the largest water quality databases in Iowa. We will train volunteers to use lab equipment to test for pH, nitrogen, chloride, and phosphorus, among other parameters. NEW this summer, volunteers will also record insects and

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Summer 2019 Snapshot Event

Save the date for our Summer Snapshot Water Quality Monitoring Event! Saturday, July 20 from 8:00AM-12:00PMEldridge Community Center400 S 16th Ave., Eldridge, IA Volunteers will be trained on how to test Scott County’s waterways with user-friendly lab materials. Then, teams of volunteers will head out to their assigned sites in the County to test the

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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 info@partnersofscottcountywatersheds.org.

Davenport’s Backyard Conservation Workshop Series

Register here. All workshops are held at the Davenport Public Works Center located at 1200 E 46th Street. Native and Pollinator Friendly Trees and Shrubs – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thursday, May 23rd This workshop covers trees and shrubs native to our area. Proper planting and maintenance will also be covered. Soil Quality Restoration –

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5 Wetland Services for Your Operation and Beyond

Wetlands are among the most productive systems in the world. They filter nutrients, reduce flood risks, store carbon, provide critical habitat for wildlife, and contribute to the local economy. You can read more about how here.