Monthly Archives: March 2007

Watershed Watch training in Whitesburg

March 23, 2007
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Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA I think perhaps i didn’t emphasize this enough in the previous post about WW… On Saturday, April 7th there’s going to be a Watershed Watch training in Whitesburg at Southeast Community College from 9am-1pm. This Phase I training will give volunteers the equipment and training that they need to...

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Community Correspondance Corps Pieces

March 22, 2007
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Community Correspondance Corps Pieces

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Local media arts center, Appalshop‘s newest project is the Community Correspondents Corps. The CCC is an effort to get everyday folks involved in media making that is aired on community radio and posted on the internet. The Head of Three Rivers is going to work with the CCC to...

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Acid Mine Drainage in Dry Fork

March 14, 2007
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Acid Mine Drainage in Dry Fork On or around March 7, 2007, an abandoned mine had a blow out and now acid mine drainage is gushing into Little Dry Fork, just west of Whitesburg, KY. The orange water, increased water flow, and the changed chemical makeup of the water has decimated aquatic life in...

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2007 Watershed Watch Sample Dates

March 14, 2007
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2007 Watershed Watch Sample Dates

Wanted to let people know and mark their calendars for 2007 Watershed Watch sample dates. Big Sandy Watershed Watch hasn’t announced their dates, that will be decided in April, but the following are the dates for Kentucky River (KRWW) and Upper Cumberland (UCWW). Remember your training allows you to cross basin lines so consider...

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Acid Mine Drainage Blowout on Line Fork

March 13, 2007
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Acid Mine Drainage Blowout on Line Fork

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Long time no word but in the world of water when it rains it pours. So after a dormant winter the first Spring flowers have brought lots of water news. More will come soon BUT… Mercy that’s a lot of water! There has been a mess of water quality...

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