Regenerative Farming in Iowa

Regenerative farming is an approach to agriculture that seeks to produce more holistically, sustainably, and resiliently. Often these regenerative practices include using compost and animal manure, growing cover crops, implementing no- or low-till, and rotational grazing. Together, these practices can provide a number of benefits to both the farmer and the ecosystem, including greater profitability

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September 2021 Virtual Forum

West Lake Park Restoration Project Join Marc Miller, Scott County Conservation Deputy Director, for an overview and update on the West Lake Park/ Lake of the Hills renovation project! This large project involved a water quality study, watershed management plan, and two different construction phases. Fish habitat was a key element in the planning, along with

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Join us for the PSCW Fall Snapshot!

Snapshot is a day of water quality monitoring, which altogether, provides a ‘snapshot’ of the water quality conditions around Scott County. The 2021 Fall Snapshot Water Quality Monitoring Event is just around the corner! On Tuesday, October 5th from 8am-12pm, join Partners of Scott County Watersheds for a morning of water quality testing throughout the

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Pond Management Workshop

Join Partners of Scott County Watersheds on Friday, September 17th from 8am-12pm for a morning of pond management! Throughout the workshop, we will have expert presentations on the practices and considerations for a healthy pond. Workshop Presentations Fish Management Learn about fish requirements, recent habitat improvement projects, stocking best practices, and more with Chad Dolan,

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August 2021 Virtual Forum

LSAMP Blanding’s Turtle Research Join Jimmy Wiebler, Nahant Marsh Naturalist and Research Coordinator, to learn about the Blanding’s turtle research being conducted at the marsh. Blanding’s turtles are a state-threated species in Iowa, and Jimmy and his team of summer research interns have been studying population dynamics and movement patterns of these charismatic turtles. Participants

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Upcoming PSCW Community Cleanups

Join Partners of Scott County Watersheds in our upcoming community cleanups! We are excited to partner with our local organizations and municipalities to pick up trash and improve our watersheds! McCausland Causeway Cleanup | August 14, 2021 Join PSCW and the Lucky Frog Bar and Grill for a trash cleanup along the causeway in McCausland!

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July 2021 Virtual Forum

Finding Creative Ways to Fund Conservation: Nahant Marsh’s Wetland Mitigation Bank After 5 years of planning, Nahant Marsh recently finished construction of a Wetland Mitigation Bank. This mitigation bank will allow Nahant Marsh to restore and expand wetlands in Southwest Davenport, while providing future funding for meeting it’s mission of protecting and enhancing the marsh

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Summer Snapshot Registration Open!

The 2021 Summer Snapshot registration is now open! Join PSCW for our annual summer water quality monitoring event! This is your chance to get your hands down and dirty with water quality science. Participate as a citizen scientist, and collect data using chemical water quality equipment and biologic parameters. Don’t worry if this sounds too

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June 2021 Virtual Forum

Water Stewardship During Recreation Activities Exploring our natural world in a meaningful, healthy, and sustainable manner poses resource challenges. Whether your recreation interests include water or land, your impacts can be effectively minimized in a number of ways through education on outdoor ethics. Join PSCW and Dave Murcia from Scott County Conservation on Tuesday, June

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Electroshocking and Pond Management Workshop

Join Mercer and Henry County’s Soil and Water Conservation District for a special workshop on electroshocking and pond management. This workshop will take place on Friday, June 11th from 9:00am – 2:00pm in Galva, IL. Topics of discussion will include… • Fish population dynamics• Stocking rates• Species selection• Fish health and growth• Fish management/harvest• Vegetation

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