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KRA Grant Award

November 17, 2017
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KRA Grant Award

Headwaters is proud to announce we have received the 2017-2018 Kentucky River Authority watershed grant for $3,000. This grant will be used to purchase environmental education materials such as tap water test kits and water cycle models, just to name a few. Along with the educational materials part of the grant funding will go towards...

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Thank You to the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation

November 1, 2017
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Thank You to the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation

                  Headwaters is happy to announce the award of a $1,000 grant from the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation. This funding will support community focused watershed improvement efforts and allow Headwaters to continue current education and engagement projects. Small grant awards and donations from supporters (like you) are...

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Forest and Watershed Education

October 25, 2017
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Forest and Watershed Education

With community education surrounding watershed health being part of the mission of Headwaters, our organization has recently expanded education efforts. Each Monday for the past several weeks, Headwaters has visited the Outdoor Education class at Letcher County Central High School. Headwaters carries out watershed education and environmental sustainability lessons when working the high school...

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Appalachian Community Fund Award Announcement

October 24, 2017
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Appalachian Community Fund Award Announcement

Headwaters is pleased to announce the award of $1,000 from Appalachian Community Fund! This funding will support training fees, materials, and necessary travel. This allows Headwaters to pursue important training opportunities along with organizational development. Support for these purposes contributes to expanded community efforts related to watershed improvement and environmental well-being. This grant award marks...

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The Clean Water Rule and Its Potential Repeal

August 31, 2017
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In February, shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an Executive Order beginning the process to repeal the Clean Water Rule and replace it with a set of rules that would weaken regulations surrounding water protection. The Clean Water Rule is also known as the Waters of the United States Rule (WOTUS). This rule...

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New AmeriCorps VISTA to Serve with Headwaters

August 30, 2017
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New AmeriCorps VISTA to Serve with Headwaters

Headwaters is pleased to welcome Garth Adams as the next AmeriCorps VISTA to serve the organization. Adams will be serving in the capacity of Community Program Coordinator. He will lead community engagement and education efforts surrounding watershed health and work on local efforts targeted towards community well-being and watershed improvement. Adams is a 2008 graduate...

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iCreek

July 28, 2017
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The Cumberland River Compact in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy of Tennessee, developed a new interactive watershed tool called iCreek . iCreek provides easy access to stream quality information for the Cumberland River Basin. This new tool offers a fun and easy opportunity to learn about local streams. Using iCreek, residents and individuals interested in...

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Watershed Education at Cowan Creek Science Camp

July 24, 2017
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Watershed Education at Cowan Creek Science Camp

During the week of July 17th, the Cowan Creek Community Center held Science Camp for children aged four to 12. Among many subjects, campers learned about weather, birds of prey, ecosystems, forests, weather, polymers, the solar system, simple machines, cellular biology, photosynthesis, and stream health. Over the course of the week-long camp, there were...

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