Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Grant Helps Agencies Burn Out Invasive Species

The Rock Island County Soil and Water Conservation District and several other agencies landed a two year, $125,000 grant to clear out downed wood in places such as Black Hawk State Historic Site and West Lake Park. The grant, funded by the U.S. Forest Service, will not only help these agencies burn the dead, dry wood but will also help eliminate invasive plant species. Click here to read more.