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Letcher County AMD Data

June 17, 2007
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Letcher County AMD Data

AML Letter – Little Dry Fork AMD Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA The last two posts got me to thinking that I should share some local mine drainage data and a slideshow of local high school students sampling water quality on Dry Fork. This type of data is being gathered to help makes things...

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Summary of June 16th, 2007 Watershed Watch Training

June 11, 2007
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Summary of June 16th, 2007 Watershed Watch Training

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA This post is to summarize information about this weekend’s Lilley Cornett Woods Watershed Watch Trainings. The day is broken down into two segments, a Phase 1 for new volunteers and a Phase 2 for experienced watershed watch volunteers. Phase 1 is from 9:00am-1:00pm (please arrive by 8:45 for registration)...

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Phase 1 Component of June 16th Watershed Watch Training at Lilley Cornett Woods

June 5, 2007
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Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA In response to those of you that have been wanting to get the basic Watershed Watch Phase 1 Training – the part that certifies you to take samples of water and have the lab analyze them – we are going to start things on the morning of June 16th...

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Phase 2 Watershed Watch Training, June 16th, Lilley Cornett Woods

May 14, 2007
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Phase 2 Watershed Watch Training, June 16th, Lilley Cornett Woods

Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA Isn’t it cute? On June 16th, 2007, Ken Cooke is going to be leading a free Phase 2 Watershed Watch training to teach everyone how to identify cuddly creature like this Helgramite. Why look at things we normally want to squash or shoo-away? Looking at the bugs and specifically...

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UCWW Training Next Week

April 23, 2007
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Upper Cumberland Volunteer Stream Monitoring Training Posted by Evan Smith, OSM/VISTA The Watershed Watch training that was set to be on April 7th was forced to be canceled and has been rescheduled for this week. So now, on Monday April 30th, 2007 Upper Cumberland Watershed Watch will be offering a free stream monitoring training....

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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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