Partners of Scott County Watersheds Lunch Forum Feb. 18


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Press release submitted by Partners of Scott County Watersheds


JOIN US FOR A PRESENTATION ON:

Lost Grove Lake Update
Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Noon – 1 p.m.
Bettendorf Fire Station-Surrey Heights Location
5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf, Iowa

Chad will provide updates on Lost Grove Lake special site features, including draw-down, construction status of the boat ramps & associated parking lots, additional rip-rap sites, addressing the gully erosion by the dam, trail repair/maintenance and filling status.

The Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting this monthly educational lunch forum. Lunch will be provided for a $5 donation. Please RSVP to Dan McNeil, Watershed Coordinator, Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District at (563) 391-1403 x3 or daniel.mcneil@ia.nacdnet.net





















 



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