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Fit Fest, Eddie Turner, ‘Odd Couple’ And More In This Week’s FUN10!

February 20th, 2022
Fit Fest, Eddie Turner, 'Odd Couple' And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

January 28th, 2022
Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

Discover the world of beekeeping and learn everything you need to get started on this fascinating hobby. Participants will learn how to assemble a hive, how to care for the hive, and how to harvest honey. Textbook and notes are included in the $180 fee which covers 6 classes. Classes will take place at Nahant Marsh Education Center on Tuesdays from January 25-March 1 at 6-8pm. The course will be instructed by Phil Crandall, Owner/Operator of Crandall Farms Inc., a family owned apiary and farm in Coal Valley, IL. Phil is the founder and main beekeeper for the farm. Beginning his interest since childhood,... Read More

Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

January 23rd, 2022
Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

Discover the world of beekeeping and learn everything you need to get started on this fascinating hobby. Participants will learn how to assemble a hive, how to care for the hive, and how to harvest honey. Textbook and notes are included in the $180 fee which covers 6 classes. Classes will take place at Nahant Marsh Education Center on Tuesdays from January 25-March 1 at 6-8pm. The course will be instructed by Phil Crandall, Owner/Operator of Crandall Farms Inc., a family owned apiary and farm in Coal Valley, IL. Phil is the founder and main beekeeper for the farm. Beginning his interest since childhood,... Read More

Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

January 18th, 2022
Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

Discover the world of beekeeping and learn everything you need to get started on this fascinating hobby. Participants will learn how to assemble a hive, how to care for the hive, and how to harvest honey. Textbook and notes are included in the $180 fee which covers 6 classes. Classes will take place at Nahant Marsh Education Center on Tuesdays from January 25-March 1 at 6-8pm. The course will be instructed by Phil Crandall, Owner/Operator of Crandall Farms Inc., a family owned apiary and farm in Coal Valley, IL. Phil is the founder and main beekeeper for the farm. Beginning his interest since childhood,... Read More

Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners Buzzing In At Nahant Marsh

January 13th, 2022
Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners Buzzing In At Nahant Marsh

Discover the world of beekeeping and learn everything you need to get started on this fascinating hobby. Participants will learn how to assemble a hive, how to care for the hive, and how to harvest honey. Textbook and notes are included in the $180 fee which covers 6 classes. Classes will take place at Nahant Marsh Education Center on Tuesdays from January 25-March 1 at 6-8pm. The course will be instructed by Phil Crandall, Owner/Operator of Crandall Farms Inc., a family owned apiary and farm in Coal Valley, IL. Phil is the founder and main beekeeper for the farm. Beginning his interest since childhood,... Read More

Nahant Marsh Holding Family-Friendly Events During October

October 10th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Holding Family-Friendly Events During October

Come out to Nahant Marsh Education Center this month and see what nature has to offer during this spooky time of year. The Marsh is hosting a variety of programs this month for all ages. Spend the morning examining mammal skulls with a naturalist to identify the animal and determine what it eats and what role it plays in the environment. There is also an evening program for those who cannot attend during regular business hours. Do you enjoy making things or are looking for a great DIY project? The Marsh is offering 2 Woodworking Workshops this month with no experience necessary! Make a harvest... Read More

Nahant Marsh Summer Interns Present Findings to Public

September 5th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Summer Interns Present Findings to Public

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Last week, summer research interns at Nahant Marsh hosted an open house poster session to share their projects with the public. 35 community members attended to learn more about the ongoing research done at the Marsh. Every summer, Nahant Marsh offers internships to students who enroll in Eastern Iowa Community College’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) summer research program. Students from various local colleges and universities (and sometimes high school) develop and carryout a scientific research project that not only helps them gain experience... Read More

Nahant Marsh Expansion Trail Tour with the Davenport Public Library

June 27th, 2021
Nahant Marsh Expansion Trail Tour with the Davenport Public Library

Explore the newest addition to Nahant Marsh with us! Recently, the preserve added a 39-acre property that is being restored to wetland habitat. This guided tour on Tuesday, June 29th at 3:00 pm will include information about the restoration project and participants will be able to observe the plant and wildlife that is benefiting from the project. We will meet at the Nahant Marsh Education Center at 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Be sure to dress for the weather. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/dpl-nahantmarshtour In case of inclement weather, please call the Library at 563-326-7832. This... Read More

Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week’s FUN10!

June 27th, 2021
Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

June 24th, 2021
Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

Celebrate biodiversity at the 6th annual BioBlitz, held at Illiniwek Forest Preserve from 2 p.m. on June 25 to 2 p.m. on June 26. A BioBlitz is an intensive survey of as many species as possible within a specified area during a 24-hour period. This is a rare opportunity to join over 40 scientists and naturalists from around the region as they survey mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, plants, insects, and much more! Friday Public Activities* 6:30 p.m.         Going Native– Niabi Zoo 7:30 p.m.         Birds of Prey– Iowa Raptor Center 8:30 p.m.         Owl Prowl... Read More