With the support of Alcoa, River Action launched a series on what is being done to improve water quality in the Mississippi River watershed.
Below are recent videos by CBS4 WHBF-TV on environmental/watershed issues in the region:
City of Davenport parking lot uses bioswale to retain/filter storm water runoff.
Using native prairie plants to filter storm water runoff into Duck Creek, Davenport.
Using residential rain gardens and rain barrels to retain storm water runoff.
Ways to remediate contaminated soils and return brownfields back to productive use.
Eagle watching in the Quad Cities region is a popular winter past-time.
QC Wildplaces program provides an overview of more than 60 outdoor sites in Quad Cities region.