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Watershed Conservation

News and Events

The WCIWA is currently facilitating both the "TTK" 319 Grant for the Turtle Creek, Turman Creek, and Kelley Bayou watersheds and the Plummer Creek Watershed Project. . The Watershed Coordinator can be contacted at the Greene County SWCD office Mondays and Tuesdays and in the Sullivan County SWCD office on Thursdays and Fridays.

The next TTK Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7th at 6:30 pm in the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center.

The TTK grant in Sullivan and Vigo counties began in August 2013 and will continue through April 2019, thanks to additional 319 Implementation funds. Interested individuals are always welcome to join our TTK Advisory Committee or email list. Please contact us to learn more! At this stage, the cost-share program is underway! Please make an appointment to check your eligibility, discuss your project, and get financial assistance to put conservation on the ground. Critical areas for cost-share include the Turman Creek watershed.

The next PCWP Advisory Committee meeting will be held at the Greene County SWCD office on Monday, February 6th at 7:00 pm.

The Plummer Creek 319 Implementation grant in Greene, Monroe, and Owen counties will bring $140,000 to the Plummer Creek and Richland Creek watershed areas for the installation of conservation practices in critical areas. Please contact the Greene County SWCD or the Plummer Creek Watershed Coordinator for more information

The Sullivan SWCD and Clay SWCD have partnered together and were awarded a $72,000 Clean Water Indiana grant for several types of BMPs (including cover crops) in priority watershed areas. Stop by the offices to learn more and check your eligibility!

The Sullivan SWCD received a highly competitive LARE Watershed Land Treatment grant for the Turtle Creek watershed. Cost-share funding ($30,000) will be available for structural and vegetative conservation practices until September 2019.