Are you ready to weather the storm? What’s in your emergency kit? Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30pm when a representative from Scott Country Emergency Management will help you nail down the fundamentals and logistics of survival in tough situations.

Speakers include scientists in zoology, conservation, veterinarian medicine, ecology and animal behavior.

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Niabi Zoo announced today the launch of a new series of lectures on conservation, ecology, biology and zoology. The series will continue throughout the year, and the first three lectures will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 and March 1 at the Niabi Zoo educational center.

The Illowa Orchid Society is hosting it's 46th annual Spring Orchid Show at the Quad City Botanical Center on March 24th and March 25th, 2018.  Everyone is invited to attend this free event to learn about, view, and purchase orchids from vendors coming from all over the Midwest. Artists providing orchid related art will also be at the show.  This is an American Orchid Society sponsored event that will include judging, ribbon awards and promotions to national level shows. 

The multimillion-dollar cost to treat pollution flowing from Iowa’s agricultural landscape into central Iowa drinking water sources has attracted widespread attention in the last few years. A new report, “The Economic Benefits of Nitrogen Reduction” by economists with the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University makes the case that reducing nutrient pollution would have substantial economic benefits all across the state.

Each month, the Niabi Zoo will host scientists discussing real issues in zoology, conservation, veterinary medicine, ecology, animal behavior, horticulture and more. These are presentations by people with specialized and deep knowledge of species and issues that are related to the natural world.

Davenport, IA  Mighty Earth’s Quad Cities chapter will host a press conference at the Davenport Skybridge as Tyson shareholders vote on a resolution urging Tyson to adopt a water stewardship policy this Thursday.  The event is part of a nationwide campaign to push the country’s largest meat producer to address the widespread water contamination caused by its supply chain, which ha

A 2nd Snow Emergency Specific to Downtown and Hilltop in effect beginning 10pm Wed Feb 7th. Vehicles Parked on Posted Snow Routes will be ticketed and towed.

Join us at Eastern on Friday, February 16 at 10:00am when Living Lands and Water’s Educational Facilitator Mike Coyne-Logan will share the history of the organization and the story of founder Chad Pregracke. Mike will cover what it’s like to clean up garbage on the river, live on a barge for most of the year and show examples of bizarre items that they’ve found on the river.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following bill into law on Wednesday:

East Moline, IL, January 24, 2018 - Living Lands & Waters (LL&W) will employ heavy-duty excavators and grinders to chip large piles of full trees between 11 am and 4 pm on Wednesday.