Environment

Flood Buddies

Sep 15, 2018


My Second Home on the Water

Sep 8, 2018


Quad Cities' Water Bar

Sep 1, 2018


Whiteside County may soon become a center for solar energy in northwest Illinois. The county is now considering six applications for solar farms.

The county's Economic Development Director, Gary Camarano, says it's the result of state law creating incentives for solar developers. And the goal is for the state to generate at least 25 percent renewable energy by 2025.

So far he thinks there is a lot of interest from local residents.

Why Attend a Conference?

Aug 25, 2018


Art and Culture Nurturing Sustainability

Aug 18, 2018


Vacant to Vibrant

Aug 11, 2018


submitted by Adam Schnieders / Iowa DNR

Iowa has a new tool to measure how fast the state is reducing water pollution. Recently, the state DNR and researchers at Iowa State University completed a three-year digital mapping project.

Michelle O'Neill reports the new, interactive maps show where landowners and farmers have changed the land to reduce runoff and improve water quality.


QC Rideshare

Aug 4, 2018


Temperatures and precipitation were about normal in the Quad Cities and Dubuque last month. The National Weather Service says the average temperature in Moline was 75 degrees - about half a degree below normal - while Dubuque averaged 71 1/2 degrees - also about half a degree below normal. 

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