Monthly Archives: June 2017

Stream Education on Cowan Creek

June 28, 2017
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Stream Education on Cowan Creek

On June 14th, Headwaters VISTA, Alex Beer, led a stream education lesson during the Cowan Creek Summer Art Camp. The theme of this year’s camp was nature and endangered species. While making beautiful artwork all week long, campers learned about about nature, endangered species, and environmental stewardship. In connection to the themes of camp,...

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Award Announcement

June 26, 2017
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Award Announcement

Headwaters is pleased to announce the award of a $3,000 grant from the Clif Bar Family Foundation. This award will allow Headwaters to increase organizational capacity and continue our work to improve Letcher County watersheds through community education, access to accurate and timely water-quality information, and promotion of personal and community responsibility to care...

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Water Sampling Results

June 13, 2017
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Water Sampling Results

Several Headwaters members participated in the Kentucky River Watershed Watch E. coli water sampling event that took place on the 12th and 13th of May. The significant rainfall during this sampling event was a major factor, contributing to higher E. coli readings at some sampling sites. While this sampling event served as a good indicator of...

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Headwaters VISTA Position Opening!

June 13, 2017
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Headwaters VISTA Position Opening!

Are you or someone you know interested in working for Headwaters? We are looking for an individual to serve as our AmeriCorps VISTA. The AmeriCorps VISTA will fill the role of Community Program Coordinator and assist Headwaters in carrying out watershed improvement efforts in Letcher County, Kentucky. This is a one-year, renewable position that...

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