Fall Successes

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Well we’re into October now and got through a busy September. the first big event was the Kentucky Watershed Watch Fall Sampling Event Normally the Fall Watershed Watch event is called the “low-flow” event but…

Our Partners

The Head of Three Rivers Project is a part of the Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team, a partnership between the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) and the AmeriCorps*VISTA program. For more information about this partnership, please visit the ACCWT website.…

The Cowan Creek Assessment Project

The Head of Three Rivers Project is working with the Cowan Community Action Group to monitor water along Cowan Creek, through a grant received from Kentucky River Authority. The monitoring has shown high levels of chromium in the creek, but…

Shall We Gather at the River

Many churches in Letcher County practice immersion baptism in the creeks near their sanctuaries. Because of high levels of bacteria in many of those creeks, The Head of Three Rivers is seeking to monitor those creeks and engage local churches…