2017 Quad Cities Pollinator Conference


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September 13 from 1-8:30 p.m. and September 14 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Located at the River Center, 136 E 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52801

Two optional pre-conference workshops will be held on September 13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Click here for more information on the sessions with Dr. Paul Mayes and Brian Ritter, and here for the session with The Monarch Joint Venture.

With planning committee members from Nahant Marsh; Pheasants Forever, Inc. and Quail Forever; Rock Island Soil and Water Conservation District; Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District; Trees Forever; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and Wallace’s Garden Center.

Doug-263-600x625Our informational sessions will focus on Bees, Butterflies & Beyond; Woodlands & Wetlands; and Crafting Conservation. Wednesday’s Dinner Keynote will be provided by Dr. Doug Tallamy, Chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware and Bringing Nature Home Author. The conference will conclude with opportunities to participate in community conservation projects.

Click here to download a PDF with assigned speaker sessions and topics.

Conference Presentations
The views and opinions of the presenters and those expressed in the student video entries at the conference are solely theirs and not those of the conference organizers.




A sponsorship or exhibitor table positions your organization as a committed pollinator stakeholder and helps to ensure the success of this event. An early commitment to sponsoring ensures maximum exposure for your organization on upcoming conference marketing materials.

Vendor booths are also available in the upper hallway for $50 each. These include un-skirted 6’ tables.

If interested, please contact Lindsey Kennedy at lmkennedy@eicc.edu or 563.336.3374.

$2,500 Clover Sponsors

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges   t-logo-1 www.eicc.edu
Nahant Marsh Education Center  t-logo-2 www.nahantmarsh.org
U.S. Fish & Wildlife  t-logo-3 www.fws.gov



$1,000 Alfalfa Sponsors

American Farmland Trust  t-logo-4 www.farmland.org
Arconic  t-logo-5 www.arconic.com
Figge Art Museum  t-logo-6 figgeartmuseum.org
Illinois Farm Bureau  t-logo-7 http://www.ilfb.org/
Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund  t-logo-8 www.iowadot.gov/lrtf/home
Salt Creek Butterfly Farm  t-logo-9 www.saltcreekbutterflyfarm.com
Syngenta  t-logo-10 www4.syngenta.com
Walcott Trust and Saving’s Bank  t-logo-11 www.walcottbank.com
Waste Commission of Scott County  t-logo-12 www.wastecom.com


$500 Monarch Butterfly Sponsors

Davenport Public Works  t-logo-13 www.cityofdavenportiowa.com
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation  t-logo-14 www.inhf.org
Trees Forever  t-logo-15 www.treesforever.org


$250 Purple Cone Flower Sponsors

Living Lands and Waters  t-logo-16 livinglandsandwaters.org
National Wildlife Federation  t-logo-17 www.nwf.org
Rock Island Soil & Water Conservation District  t-logo-18 www.rockislandswcd.org
Wallace’s Garden Center  t-logo-19 www.rockislandswcd.org


$150 Milkweed Sponsors

Blank Park Zoo  t-logo-20 www.blankparkzoo.com
Honey Bee Health Coalition  t-logo-21 honeybeehealthcoalition.org
Milkweed Matters  t-logo-22 www.milkweedmatters.org

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Nahant Marsh

LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.


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Nahant Marsh

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802