Spring 2024 Conservation Quarterly

Quad City Climate Assessment – Looking at Watersheds

Join Partners of Scott County Watersheds and speaker Nina Struss (she/her), River Health and Resiliency Organizer, Quad Cities Prairie Rivers Network, over the lunch hour on March 19th, 12m – 1pm to here her share highlights of the Quad Cities Climate and Vulnerability Assessment, the region’s first effort to identify environmental factors that threaten the vulnerable people in Rock Island (IL), Moline (IL), East Moline (IL), Davenport (IA), and Bettendorf (IA). With nature-based solutions and strong local commitment, the plan promises to bolster the Quad Cities’ resilience in the face of climate change.

Attend in person at the Scott County Admin. Center – 6th floor – 605B or tune in via Zoom. Lunch is provided for in-person attendees with a $5 suggested donation.

Register at https://forms.gle/VidxgVHfTeAC6oUm8

About the Speaker

Nina Struss

Nina Struss is the River Health and Resiliency Organizer for Prairie Rivers Network, focusing especially on the Quad Cities region. She educates, engages, and activates the public and community leaders about the benefits of natural river, wetland, and floodplain functions and their impacts on the Quad Cities. She holds a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from Western Illinois University – Macomb.