Bald Eagle Weekend

Jan 5, 2017
Quad City Conservation Alliance

Events celebrating our national symbol will be held in the Quad Cities and Clinton this weekend.

Who was Antoine LeClaire?

Dec 31, 2016

National Weather Service

The combination of rain, warm temperatures, and ice jams means flooding is possible along the Rock River. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Rock, near Joslin, which is upstream from the Quad Cities. 

Steve Hager

The Illinois Audubon Society has bought most of a large nature preserve in Lee County. Earlier this month it finalized the purchase of 395 acres of the former Green Wing Environmental Laboratory from Augustana College - for 2.1 million dollars.

Messy Fields Make Good Neighbors

Dec 24, 2016

Cities in the Park

Dec 17, 2016

Dangerous Cold

Dec 14, 2016

With extreme cold affecting eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois, be on the lookout for signs of frostbite and hypothermia.

The 2016 UMRC Student Summit

Dec 10, 2016

Algae bloom on spring fed pond downstream of dairy CAFO
Tennessee Clean Water Network / Mississippi River Collaborative, Decades of Delay, http://bit.ly/2haJxd9

Despite promise after promise over the last 20 years, the U.S. EPA has failed to clean up  the Mississippi River. Last month, the Mississippi River Collaboration released a report called, "Decades of Delay," which shows states along the river continue to allow nitrogen and phosphorus to contaminate the river and cause the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

Asian Carp

Dec 3, 2016