Scott County Emergency Management

Public Works has posted the following flood update to the City website. 

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:30 AM

The current Mississippi River level is 16.26ft, and expected to crest at 17.8ft on Friday, May 11th.

April showers bring May flowers – and vegetables! Do you have leftover seeds? Bring them to the Seep Swap at Fairmount (3000 North Fairmount) on Saturday, May 26 at 9:00am and you might come home with something new for your spring planting! In additional, ISU Master Gardeners will be on hand with educational talks and planting tips.

Don't Miss Out! Registration Deadline is May 25!

In the heat of the summer, survival can be challenging for many animals as they deal with increased temperatures and protected resources such as water and territory. Find out how animals stay cool and see if they have what it takes to be a survivor.

Volunteers assist with everything from educational programs, animal husbandry, preparing diets, special events and more.

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (April 30, 2018) – Make a difference locally and globally by volunteering at Niabi Zoo in 2018. Those interested in conservation, education, gardening and animals are encouraged to apply by May 25.

4,000 Colorado Blue Spruce seedlings will be given to Hy-Vee customers on Friday

The public is invited to enjoy a free readers' theater performance about Sylvan Island on Sunday afternoon, May 6, 2018, at 2:00pm. The presentation – under the joint sponsorship of River Action and Moline Parks will visit some of the major areas in the park where the present and the past meld into each other under the glow of romance. During the play, nine performers/readers will lead the audience on a walk along the park's main path.

The Quad City's first World Migratory Bird Day celebration and educational day is being held at the Quad City Botanical Center on June 2nd from 10am until 3pm. The day is a collaboration between the Quad City Botanical Center, US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Guardians of the Prairie and Forest. The event is free to attend. There will be featured speakers, educational booths, family activities such as crafts and games, and live bird demonstrations.

ISU Extension and Outreach publication highlights 57 species of mammals found in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – Wildlife is everywhere in Iowa. From the tiny masked shrew to the iconic white-tailed deer, mammals of all different sizes call this state home.