April Forum

Our speaker for this month will be Christina McDonough from the Food Rescue Partnership. The Food Rescue Partnership’s vision is a Quad Cities – a community dedicated to eliminating food waste, which is accomplished through their mission to promote rescuing food for its best possible use.  Christina will share how the Scott County Health Department

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March Forum

March forum will be held at the Eastern Avenue Library on March 21st at 12pm. Our speaker for this month will be Brian Ritter from Nahant Marsh. The presentation will cover conservation practices along with their battle to control invasive species. Lunch is provided but we do ask for a $5 donation if you choose

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February Forum

The February forum will be held at the Eastern Avenue Library on February 21st at 12pm. Our speaker for this month will be Brandy Welvaert from the Scott County Waste Commission. The topic is “how to recycle right” and what to do with “beyond the bin” items that don’t belong in garbage or recycling carts.

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Composting, “Green” Lawn Care and Native Plants

The January forum will be held on January 17th, 12-1pm at the Eastern Avenue Library. Our speaker this month is the new City of Davenport Clean Water Manager, Amy Kay. The topic is composting, “green” lawn care and native plants. Lunch is provided but we do ask that you provide a $5 donation if you

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Monthly Forum: National Park Service

October 18, 2016 at 12 pm, Partners of Scott County Watershed will be having our monthly forum at the Eastern Avenue Library in Davenport. Our speaker is Father Bud Grant, a professor at St. Ambrose, who will give a presentation about the foundation of the National Park Service. Lunch will be provided (with a $5

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2016 Scott County Snapshot Event

We are looking for volunteers to throw on their boots, get a little dirty and test the Scott County streams at 56 different sites. Join us, May 10th for our Spring Snapshot Event! EVENT FLYER Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 8am – 11am Davenport Public Works1200 E 46th Street, Davenport, IA 52807 Orientation will begin at

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Volunteers Needed!

It’s that time of year, Spring Snapshot is here! We are looking for volunteers to throw on their boots, get a little dirty and test the Scott County streams at 56 different sites. Join us, May 10th for our Spring Snapshot Event!

April Lunch Forum- Fire! A Tool for the Environment

City of Davenport Controlled Burn Info Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting a monthly educational forum meeting on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016.  The event will be held from 12(noon) – 1:00pm at the Davenport Public Library Eastern Branch, 6000 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA 52807. Dave Murcia, Director of the Wapsi River Environmental Education

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Agriculture Practices in an Urban Setting: Bioreactors and Saturated Buffers in Davenport

Congratulations to The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and the City of Davenport; together they received an urban stormwater project grant through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Partners of Scott County Watersheds and Ecosystem Services Exchange are proud project partners. This innovative project will capture urban stormwater and run it through

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Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa

  “Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a small green invasive wood boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees. The adults live on the outside of ash trees feeding on the leaves during the summer months. The larvae look similar to white grubs and feed on the living plant tissue (phloem and cambium) underneath

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