Nahant Marsh

Amy Loving, Director of Education at Nahant Marsh

An endangered species of bee has been discovered in southwest Davenport. Amy Loving, the Director of Education at Nahant Marsh, found the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee by chance.

Provided by Nahant Marsh Education Center

As Nahant Marsh in Davenport grows, the Corps of Engineers will help it create a new master plan.

Michelle O'Neill reports, today (Monday), officials from the preserve and the corps announced their partnership for the two-year process.

Local residents are invited to help plan the future of a large property in Riverdale. Wednesday night Scott Community College will host an open house, with displays and activities, about the 180 acres it shares with Pleasant Valley High School.

A panel of experts from the Pollinator Conference answer questions.

Speaker: Dr. Chip Taylor, Founder and Director of Monarch Watch, Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

2015: A Year in Bees

Jul 5, 2016

Speaker: Andrew Joseph, State of Iowa Apiarist, Iowa Dept. of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Speaker: Tamara Smith, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Speaker: Mike Heller, Agronomist, Office of Design, Iowa Department of Transportation

Speaker: Cody Considine, Restoration Ecologist, Nachusa Grasslands

Speaker: Julia McGuire, Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers