Tag: Stream Quality

Recent Report Puts Headwaters in Local Media

Since the release of our latest county-wide stream survey, Headwaters has received a substantial amount of attention in the local media. Here is a quick round-up of local press features that will serve to interpet and summarize some of the…

Headwaters Receives Capacity-Building Grant

Headwaters, Inc. has received a $3000 Grassroots Community Mining Mini-Grant from the Western Mining Action Network and the Indigenous Environmental Network. The funds will be put towards: funding the next VISTA position; developing a set of informational brochures that 1)¬†explain…

Fall 2011 Metals Sampling Results & Report

On November 19th, 2011, volunteers with Headwaters Inc. conducted heavy metals sampling¬†of fourteen streams and twelve streambeds in the Kentucky River watershed of Letcher County. Headwaters, Inc. co-founder and former AmeriCorps VISTA Evan Smith and current VISTA Tarence Ray have…

KRWW 2011 Water Sampling Results

Every year, Kentucky River Watershed Watch (KRWW) mobilizes a large force of volunteers to gather data on herbicides, pathogens, metals and nutrients within the Kentucky River, as well as many of its tributaries and headwaters. Since the formation of Headwaters,…