(Above left) Saturday, September 13 Todd Dorman, CR Gazette columnist keynotes the Water Quality Forum. The experts agree Water Quality is an issue and water quality improvement must come from individual, group and government action. We must also elect people who care about this issue. The panel was from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium at Indian Creek Nature Center. Panelists include Steve Cooper, Storm Water Manger, Marion, Iowa; Jennifer Fenci, Indian Creek Watershed Management Authority; Rich Patterson, Director Emeritus Indian Creek Nature Center; Martin St. Clair, Coe College chemistry professor and Curt Zingula, farmer, Linn Couty. Linn County legislators in the audience were Robb Hogg, Daniel Lundby and Art Staed.
(Above right) part of the map on display at the forum with the red outline showing the Indian Creek Watershed .
The Linn County District 1 Board of Supervisors forum Thursday, October 16 included the three candidates for the post: James Houser, Dennis Petersen and Tomas Podzimek. League member Amy Reasner moderated the panel which was at Peoples Church Universalist Unitarian in Cedar Rapids.