Environment

Andy Abeyta, Quad City Times

From near extinction, Illinois and Iowa are helping bring back the bison.

WVIK News / WVIK News

Bettendorf is the latest city to join a statewide program to fight drug abuse. A medication drop box has been set up in the lobby of the police department for people to dispose of unwanted drugs safely.

The Antoine LeClaire House

Jan 7, 2017


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.

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