Monthly Archives: November 2006

WYMT Letcher Water by Amy Walker

November 30, 2006
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WYMT Letcher Water Interview News segment on WYMT TV about Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) in Letcher County,KY and the work of OSM/VISTA Evan Smith (Head of Three Rivers Project) and Kentucky Watershed Watch to bring attention to this problem and seek remediation. Produced by Amy Walker.

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A Growing Storm of Media Coverage

November 30, 2006
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A Growing Storm of Media Coverage

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Lots of good press today The Lexington Herald put the project front center! “Local problem, local help” YOUNG MAN IS PART OF PUSH TO ANALYZE, CLEAN UP LETCHER’S TAINTED STREAMS http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/news/16128228.htm “Watershed team hopes for more help from VISTA volunteers” http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/16128225.htm -WYMT TV aired a story on their 6...

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WWF Southeast Rivers and Streams Grant

November 27, 2006
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Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Good news, The Head of Three Rivers Project received a grant from the World Wildlife Fund’s Southeast Rivers & Streams Fund to do some work looking at the sewage problems on the Poor Fork (Cumberland River). The goal is to look at the e. coli levels of each tributary...

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2006 Kentucky River Watershed Watch Results

November 21, 2006
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Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA To round up a very successful year of Watershed Watch, I put together a Powerpoint presentation the shows some of our findings for the year for Letcher, Knott, & Perry counties. This was presented at the potluck on November 17th, but for folks that weren’t able to make it...

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