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

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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

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February Forum

The speaker for the February 27th Forum is Laura Morris. Laura has been the Natural Resources and Education Program Manager for River Action since May of 2016. She is an alumna of Augustana College, where she studied environmental science and geography, and completed research on environmental education in elementary schools. She will be presenting on

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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

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October Forum

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – 12:00pm The speaker for the October forum is Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  Chad will have some current fish information.  He will share photos of improvements that have been made to the lakes infrastructure.  Future plans and needs for Lost Grove Lake will also

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2017 Fall Scott County Snapshot

The 2017 Fall Scott County Snapshot Event will be held October 10th, 8:00 am-12:00 pm at Bettendorf Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Rd, Bettendorf 52722 Volunteers are welcome and appreciated. A brief orientation will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Bettendorf Fire Station 5002 Crow Creek Rd, Bettendorf 52722. Volunteers will then disperse around the

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History of Urban Conservation – September Forum

The speaker for the September forum is Wayne Petersen. Wayne retired after working as the State Urban Conservationist in Iowa for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and then the State Urban Conservationist for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS). He spent the first half of his 41 year career working with

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August Forum

The speaker for August 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 projects. 

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July Forum

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 – 12:00pm The speaker for the July forum meeting is Dave Bridges, District Forester. Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  Dave will be sharing information in reference to forestry in Eastern Iowa. Partners of Scott County Watersheds forum will be held Tuesday, July 18 at 12pm at the Eastern Avenue Library, 6000

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2017 SCOTT COUNTY SNAPSHOT EVENT

A day of water quality monitoring Tuesday, May 9, 2017 8am – 11am Davenport Public Works 1200 E 46th Street, Davenport, IA 52807 Orientation will begin at 8am. Volunteers will learn how to sample water, teams will be assigned monitoring sites. Return to Davenport Public Works for a FREE LUNCH. Register by contacting Kyle Bennettkyle.bennett@ia.nacdnet.net

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