Presentation on Fairmount Wetlands to be held Jan. 15


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 11:50 am
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Press release submitted by Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District



Tuesday, January 15th, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00 pm
Bettendorf Fire Station-Surrey Heights Location
5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf


Bob Bryant will present a program on the history, flora, and management issues of Fairmount Wetlands. The presentation is based on Bryant's botanical inventory and historical research on the site. The Fairmount Wetlands Project is located north of Duck Creek and west of Fairmount Street, and is owned by the City of Davenport. The survey data and other information gathered will be used to identify and prioritize management and make recommendations for restoration.

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting this monthly educational lunch forum, open to the public.

Lunch will be provided with a $5 donation. RSVP requested from those who would like lunch. RSVP to Karen Wilke at 563-391-1403 x3 or karen.wilke@ia.nacdnet.net



















 




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