February 2022 Virtual Forum

Denitrifying (Woodchip) Bioreactor Design Process and Research Update The first forum of the year is here! Join us on Tuesday, February 15 from 12-1pm to learn about denitrifying bioreactors. Denitrifying bioreactors are a common edge-of-field practice to remove nitrate from agricultural drainage water and are a key component of nutrient reduction strategies in the Midwest.

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2021 Snapshot Data Matrix

In 2019, Partners of Scott County Watersheds developed a water quality data matrix to visualize and better understand the water quality trends within Scott County. This matrix used data from PSCW Snapshots and the Iowa DNR IOWATER Program to identify trends and patterns of several water quality parameters, including transparency, water/air temperature, concentrations of dissolved

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2021 in Review

Our 2021 newsletter is here! Read all about this year’s projects, highlights, and success stories, as well as our plans for next year.

November 2021 Virtual Forum

PSCW 2021 Report Join us on Tuesday, November 16th from 12-1pm for the Partners of Scott County Watersheds yearly summary. Listen over the lunch hour as the PSCW Executive Board shares the results of the 2021 Snapshot events, reviews the year’s successes, and discusses plans and projects for next year. Register today at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OjFqD-jESju2RvTwblHLAw About

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Hometown Pride Water Tower Contest

On Thursday, October 14th, the Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced a contest to encourage Iowans to share their hometown pride for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind water tower design. The water tower design will be created by Iowa artist Laura Palmer, with design installation provided as well. This contest

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October Virtual Forum

Landscaping for Water Quality Improvement Join Partners of Scott County Watersheds for our October Virtual Forum on Tuesday, October 19th from 12-1pm. Listen as Ray Wolf, Master Gardener and Meteorologist shares how improving home landscape resilience to weather and climate extremes can help improve water quality, benefit pollinators and birds, and result in an attractive

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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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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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