Environment

In Praise of Trails

Jul 2, 2018


Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department

A "naturalization project" is underway in Rock Island parks. The Parks and Recreation Department has stopped mowing some areas in its parks with a long-term goal of bringing back native plants and grasses, and eliminating invasives.

National Weather Service

The forecast for the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities has been revised - and will go higher than expected.

National Weather Service

As the Rock River begins to fall, the Mississippi River continues to rise.

East Meets West

Jun 23, 2018


Driftless Area Education & Visitor Center

Jun 16, 2018


Rock River Cresting

Jun 12, 2018
National Weather Service

Thanks to heavy rain upstream, there's flooding Tuesday along the Rock River.

Rock River Trail Ride

Jun 11, 2018
Libman & Nelson

Two men from DeKalb have been training hard in recent weeks, preparing for what will probably be the first bike ride along the length of the Rock River Trail - from up in Wisconsin to the Quad Cities.

Bee Branch Creek Restoration

Jun 9, 2018


John Deere

John Deere has announced an ambitious list of sustainability goals, and set a deadline to achieve them of 2022. The goals focus on 5 key areas including occupational safety, sustainable energy use, responsible water use, increased recycling, and sustainable products.

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