Interesting Statistics!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, spanning some 6.4 million new points of information about America’s farms and ranches and those who operate them, including new data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level. Information collected by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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CSP Application Deadline

The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding this year is May 10, 2019. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $700 million for new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. The 2018 Farm Bill made several changes to this critical conservation program,

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Keep Iowa Beautiful Month

April is “Keep Iowa Beautiful Month”! Click the link below to learn about how you can work with local leaders to bring awareness about the importance of the organization’s programs. https://keepiowabeautiful.com/aboutus/enhancement-programs/april-proclamation/

I-Pollinate Citizen Science Webinar

I-Pollinate is a citizen science research initiative run through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Volunteers can join up to three research projects and help collect critical data on monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars, pollinator visits to ornamental flowers, and statewide bee distribution. Your efforts will help inform conservation plans and how to plant gardens

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Rock Island SWCD Tree, Plant, and Fish Sales

The Rock Island Soil and Water Conservation District is offering sales of trees, plants and fish. See order deadlines below: Spring Tree Sale Deadline: Close Of Business Wednesday April 10th Spring Tree Sale Pick-up Dates: Thursday April 25th & Friday April 26th from 8am -5pm Spring Plant Sale Deadline:Close of Business May 1st Spring Plant Sale Pick-up

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Make it a Movie Night!

Our changing climate has a direct effect on flooding and water quality locally and beyond. From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Join the PACG and St. Ambrose University on Thursday, April 17th from 7-9pm for a free public screening

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Scott County SWCD Tree, Plant, and Repellant Sale

The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District is holding its annual Spring Tree, Plant, and Repellant Sale. Orders will be accepted until Thursday, March 28. Visit http://www.scottcountysoilandwater.org/2019/01/01/2019-tree-plant-and-repellent-sale/ to learn more!

Davenport Corridor Cleanup-March 23

Date:  Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Who can Participate:  This opportunity is open to anyone interested in beautifying Davenport and protecting the health of our local waterways. No previous experience is necessary. Individuals under the age of 18 must have adult supervision. Description of Project:  Volunteers will be picking up litter along major corridors

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This is Cassie

Welcome Cassie!!

Join us in welcoming our new PSCW Coordinator Cassie!! Cassie Druhl is the new Coordinator of Partners of Scott County Watersheds, in addition to the Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator at Nahant Marsh. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from Central College and her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from Ashford University. Cassie has worked

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First Annual Oberholtzer Awards!

Please join us at the Oberholtzer Awards February 23rd! The purpose of this event is to recognize past, present, and future conservation leaders either from or working in our area who have made significant contributions towards understanding and protecting the natural world. In addition to recognition, the “future” awardee will receive a $2,000 scholarship. The Oberholtzer Awards will also be a fundraiser for

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