March Lunch Forum

Public Forum Meeting Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting a monthly educational forum meeting on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016.  The event will be held from 12(noon) – 1:00pm at the Davenport Public Library Eastern Branch, 6000 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA 52807. Kolby Jones from Ecosystem Services Exchange will discuss in-field and edge-of-field water

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Goats Provide Sustainable Vegetation Management

  Our February Lunch forum featured Aaron Swailes from Goats on the Go, presenting “No Goats, No Glory” Aaron explained how goats can help you fight against noxious weeds, brush and invasive plants; using an economic and environmentally friendly method. Goats have been used by the National Park Service to small residential properties. They provide a sustainable

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Planting for bees, butterflies, hummers

Now that the calendar has turned over to 2016, gardeners are looking forward to next year. Thanks QC-Times for the feature! Source: Planting for bees, butterflies, hummers Head to our partner website:  http://scottcountysoilandwater.org/ for the 2016 Native Trees and Plants order forms! The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District will also be continuing their “Sponsor a Monarch Butterfly

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January Lunch Forum- Floating Islands

PSCW would like to thank everyone who came out to our January lunch forum! We had a wonderful turn out of over 60 people interested in pond improvement and management  strategies. Ryan McCaw of Efficient Pond Management  discussed Floating Islands, a natural way to clear and improve water. The islands are made from upcycled plastic, originally

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Duck Creek Urban Investigation Plan

Partners of Scott County Watersheds is endeavoring to further quantify the urban sources of E.coli with the Duck Creek Urban Investigation Plan. (UIP) In October, 2013, an Urban Investigation Committee was formed by PSCW, tasked to further examine E-coli sources in Duck Creek. The committee created the UIP to search for and quantify E-coli sources. The

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Check Out Our PSA

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79YnW76HPf8&feature=youtu.be] Click the play button above to watch the Public Service Announcement about the Duck Creek Watershed Project, aired on WQAD. *Cleanduckcreek.org has merged with our website! Check out our updated posts, activities and stewardship for ideas and tips to improve Scott County Watersheds.