EKU Professor Discusses Flint, Eastern Kentucky Water

March 1, 2016
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EKU Professor Discusses Flint, Eastern Kentucky Water

EKU Professor of Environmental Health Science, Jason Marion, recently sat down with WEKU to discuss Kentucky water safety in the wake of Flint. To Listen Click Here    

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Regina Donour Recognized as Volunteer of the Year

February 11, 2016
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Regina Donour Recognized as Volunteer of the Year

Headwaters board member, Regina Donour has been recognized as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year by Kentucky River Watershed Watch. Regina received the award at the Kentucky River Watershed Conference in Lexington, KY on February 6th. Her leadership and commitment to Headwaters and water quality in Letcher County does not go unnoticed- Regina is...

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Double Your Impact!

December 28, 2015
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Double Your Impact!

Now, until January 15th, your donation to Headwaters will be matched. Any gift, up to $500, will be doubled. Celebrate the holiday season and ring in the new year by supporting the work of Headwaters to improve watersheds in Letcher County. Any amount, big or small, is greatly appreciated and makes a positive difference...

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Opportunity to Work With Headwaters as an AmeriCorps VISTA for 2015 to 2016

July 6, 2015
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Headwaters is currently seeking resumes for an AmeriCorps VISTA position in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to assist with improving water quality in eastern Kentucky.  This is a one-year, renewable position that will begin around August or September 2015. Headwaters is a nonprofit, grassroots organization whose mission is to improve streams in Letcher County by organizing stream...

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Headwaters Hosts Phase I Water Testing Workshop in Whitesburg

July 7, 2014
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Headwaters Hosts Phase I Water Testing Workshop in Whitesburg

Headwaters would like to take this opportunity to thank Jo Ann Palmer, and the folks at Kentucky River Watershed Watch for coming to Whitesburg on June 28, and holding a Phase I water testing workshop. Those in attendance were provided the necessary supplies and education necessary to test the PH, Dissolved Oxygen, and Conductivity...

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Headwaters names Dustin Watts new Summer Associate

June 25, 2014
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Headwaters names Dustin Watts new Summer Associate

Headwaters would like to take this opportunity to announce the naming of Mr. Dustin Watts as our new Summer Associate! Dustin is a native of Fort White, Florida with roots in Letcher County. He has resided at Eolia, Kentucky for the past eight years, and is a recent graduate of Letcher County Central High...

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Headwaters is looking for Summer Associates!

April 25, 2014
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Headwaters is looking to add one more to our team with a 10-week Summer Associate position! As a Summer Associate, you are eligible to receive:   A $1,174.60 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or $125/month end of service cash stipend On-site orientation and training A living allowance to cover necessities during service AmeriCorps eCommunity and...

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Spring 2014 Tree Planting in Pike County

March 25, 2014
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Spring 2014 Tree Planting in Pike County

This past Saturday, March 22, Headwaters, working in conjunction with representatives from Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative and Green Forests Work (who organized the event), participated in a tree planting held on a reclaimed mountaintop removal site, close to the Pike County Regional Airport. Participants were made up of a group nearly 40 student volunteers...

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