Friday - August 23, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Quad Cities Icons: Chad Pregracke from Moline, IL – Founder of Living Lands & Waters

July 29th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Chad Pregracke from Moline, IL is the founder of Living Lands & Waters an organization that aids in the protection of our nation’s rivers and watersheds. They have removed over 10 million pounds of garbage from America’s rivers. He was named CNN 2013 hero of the year.  Read More

Here is Your Chance to Take Part in the MillionTrees Project

July 12th, 2018

Can you dig it? Come have some fun in the sun while helping the environment! Living Lands & Waters needs your help with their MillionTrees Project this Saturday Jul 14 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Living Lands & Waters Tree Nursery (6000 Eastern Ave Davenport). Able-bodied volunteers that can handle bending over for substantial periods of time are needed to help maintain the nursery by pulling weeds that are trying to compete with the little oak trees! These events will take place outside so please dress appropriately for the weather and in clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toed... Read More