IRVM Updates

Updates for the Scott County Secondary Roads Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program.

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Bi-CAN BioBlitz event logo.
Bi-State Conservation Action Network( BiCAN), a group from various Quad-City environmental agencies, is planning a BioBlitz on June 25/26 from 2pm-2pm. Registration deadline is June 4. It will be held at Illiniwek Forest Preserve, Elton Fawks and Fisherman's Corner. Experts will be surveying and...
Posted: May 1, 2021
A controlled burn.
March through May is the best time to conduct a controlled burn. Farmers, residents, and land managers are gearing up for spring burn season. Have you ever wondered the many benefits controlled burns? Burns help nutrients back into the soil to promote future plant growth and help control brush,...
Posted: March 1, 2021
Man walking along roadside prairie.
2020 IRVM program updates 2020 IRVM program produced the largest number of native plantings since its start in 2016. This was due to the hard work of the Secondary Roads crews cleaning out ditches along roadsides, replacing field drives, installing culvert pipes, and bridge repairs. The interest in...
Posted: January 1, 2021