With Indian Creek as a case study, Dr. Mary Skopec of the Iowa DNR shows visitors young and older how to test our waters for quality and purity at Clean Streams and Waterways Saturday, August 16 at Thomas Park in Marion. A couple hundred people attended the LWV Linn County water quality demo day which featured rural and urban run off demonstrations, exhibits showing the benefits of mini dams, a fishing demonstration, build your own rain barrel information, games for kids and free freshwater to drink and juicy watermelon.

Saturday, September 13 Todd Dorman, columnist and editorial board member of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, will keynote a Water Quality Forum and Panel from 10 to 11;30 am in the auditorium of the Indian Creek Nature Center. Panelists include Steve Cooper, Storm Water Manager, Marion, Iowa; Jennifer Fenci, Indian Creek Water Shed Management Authority; Rich Patterson, retired director Indian Creek Nature Center; Martin St. Clair, Coe College chemistry professor and Curt Zingula, farmer, Linn County. 

                               Events Schedule

Date Time Event
8/16/2014  10:00 am-1:30 pm Clean Streams & Waterways
Pavilion, Thomas Park, Marion
 8/16/14 11:00 am-1:00 pm  League Luncheon & Discussion: Social Media & Communication 
Mary Ann Nelson's home, 2111 Fifth Ave SE
Bring salad or meat/cheese for sandwiches
8/22/2014  1:00 pm  Book Club Book Pick
Starbucks in Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Rd NE 
9/11/2014  5:30 - 7:00 pm Board Meeting
Christ Episcopal Church
220 49th St. NE
9/13/2014 9:30 - 11:30 am Forum: Clean Streams & Waterways
Indian Creek Nature Center Auditorium
9/26/2014  1:00 - 3:00 pm Book Club
Marion Public Library
1095 6th Avenue
9/30/2014 7-8:30 pm District 33, Foster/Hogg  Candidate Forum
Beems A&/B, CR Public Library Downtown
FORUM: clean streams & waterways - saturday, September 13, indian creek nature center auditorium, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  See details below.
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