Welcome to TallgrassQC
TallgrassQC is a collaboration that raises awareness of prairie ecology in the Quad Cities region.
During the summer of 2016, TallgrassQC collaborators will be hosting a series of events including the Picturing the Prairie exhibit opening at the Figge Art Museum on May 28, the Nahant Marsh Education Center’s Pollinator Conference at the RiverCenter on June 23-24, regular profiles of prairie restoration efforts throughout our region on WVIK, and a finale butterfly release at the Nahant Marsh Education Center on September 17.
TallgrassQC partners include the Figge Art Museum, Jackson Elementary School in Davenport, the John Deere Foundation, Nahant Marsh, the Quad-City Times, the Eagle View Group of the Sierra Club, the Joyce and Tony Singh Family Foundation, Uncommon Ground, WQPT, Quad Cities PBS, and WVIK, Quad Cities NPR.
For a full listing of TallgrassQC events, visit the events calendar.
Q-C environmental awareness upped on radio, online | Moline Dispatch/Rock Island Argus
Bringing back the prairie to the Quad Cities | KWQC-TV6
TallgrassQC Launches With Prairie Planting | WVIK, Quad Cities NPR
Prairie returning to downtown Davenport | Moline Dispatch/Rock Island Argus
Prairie partnership takes root | Quad City Times