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Earth Day Celebration 2019

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


 9:00  Welcome by Mayor Klipsch

 9:12  New Policy at the Market on Single Use Plastics – Lorrie Beaman

 9:24  Food Rescue – Jane Broughton

 9:36  Metrolink – Jennifer Hirsch

 9:48  Terracycling – Karen Neder

10:00 The Climate March and Reality of Climate Change – Ed Fallon

10:12 Promote Health Through a Whole Food/Plant Based Diet–Cheryl True, MD

10:24  Lead Pollution in the QC – Drake Daley – RI City Lead Certified Officer

10:36  Rain Gardens – Andy Parer

10:48  Composting – Dawn Temple, RISWCD

11:00  Green Sanctuaries – Father Bud Grant

11:12  Gardening for the Environment – Tara Witherow

11:24  Katherine Kealy – West High reading Greta Thunberg’s speech from the UN Climate Summit

11:36  Commuting by Bike in the QC – Dean Mathias  – QC Bike Club

11:48  Climate Justice – Bobby Wengronowitz – Augustana College

12:00  Saving our Pollinators – Michelle from Food Forest

12:12  Using Native Plants – Michelle from Food Forest

12:24  Nahant Marsh – Amy Loving – Protecting Wetlands for Wild Life

12:36  Birds/Wildlife and Climate Change – Tim Murphy, Audubon Society

12:48  Invasive Plant Species – Hannah Howard – Nature Conservancy



Progressive Action for the Common Good              WQPT – Mr. Scott

Sierra Club                                                                         IA DNR – Travis Graves

Partners of Scott County Watersheds                       Geneseo High – Env Club

Food Rescue Partnership                                              Tinkergarten – Sherry O’Keefe

Metrolink Bus Service                                                    Ed Fallon

Earth Keepers – Terracycling                                       Habitat for Humanity

Gardening for the Environment                                  Nahant Marsh

RI Soil and Conservation District                                Food Forest – Michelle Bayley

QC Outdoor Women’s Club                                          Bettendorf Children’s Museum

Rain Barrels – Andy Parer                                             QC Earth Coalition

Illinois Citizen’s Climate Lobby                                   QC Bike Club

Lead Remediation – Drake Daley                               Nature Conservancy

Our Lady of the Prairie and Sisters of Humility of Mary            



9:40-10:10              Totes McGotes

10:20-10:50            Totes McGotes

11:00-11:30            Chris Dunn

11:40-12:10            Her Song

12:20-12:50            TC Boyd the Artist


April 20
9:00 am - 1:00 pm