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Watershed Conservation

News and Events

The WCIWA is currently facilitating the "TTK" 319 Grant for the Turtle Creek, Turman Creek, and Kelley Bayou watersheds. This grant 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.

NEWLY ANNOUNCED: The WCIWA will now be managing the Plummer Creek Watershed Project in Greene County. This 319 Implementation grant will bring $140,000 to the watershed 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 next Plummer Creek Watershed Project Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, October 11th at 7pm. Meetings will generally be held in the Greene County SWCD office. The promotion and implementation of the Cost-Share Plan will be discussed.

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.