Project Updates and News

The Watershed Coordinator works primarily at home and in the field as an independent contractor providing services for Clay Co. SWCD, Greene Co. SWCD, Owen Co. SWCD, and Sullivan Co. SWCD. Please email laura@watershed-alliance.org or call (812) 564-1162 to set up an appointment.

The WCIWA is currently facilitating the following projects:

Black Creek Watershed- 319 Implementation Planning & Implementation (January 2023- January 2027)

The Black Creek 319 grant has officially commenced and the Watershed Management Plan is currently in development. The next BCWP Advisory Committee will be on Tuesday, June 18th at 6:00 ET at the Linton Public Library.  Any interested stakeholders are welcome to attend these meetings!

The Black Creek TMDL Report is NOW AVAILABLE  View the full document at the following link:  https://www.in.gov/idem/nps/resources/total-maximum-daily-load-reports/black-creek-watershed/https://www.in.gov/idem/nps/resources/total-maximum-daily-load-reports/

Lower Eel River Watershed- 319 Implementation III (January 2022- January 2025)

The third (and largest) funding installment for this watershed project has commenced and Cost-Share is now WAIT-LISTED! For more information, contact the Clay County SWCD. The next LERW Steering Committee meeting will be Thursday, June 20th, 2024 @ 1:00 pm ET in the Clay Co. SWCD Office. 

Fish Creek Watershed- 319 Planning (January 2023- January 2025)

The Fish Creek 319 grant has launched and the Watershed Management Plan is currently in development. The next Advisory Committee meeting will be on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 at 6:00 pm ET at the Owen County Public Library. All interested stakeholders are welcome to join!

Maria-No Business Creek 319 Planning & Implementation (December 2020-December 2024)

The MNBC Watershed Management Plan has been approved! Cost-share funding is NOW AVAILABLE for eligible land users in Tier I critical areas. See the project page for critical area map and application materials or contact the Watershed Coordinator for more information. 

If you are interested in joining the MNBC Advisory Committee or would like to be contacted in the future regarding cost-share funding and/or events and news, please contact the Sullivan County SWCD or the Watershed Coordinator for more information.

The next MNBC Advisory Committee meeting is TBD. 

TTK Watershed 319 Implementation III (May 2020-February 2024)  – CLOSED

The TTK Grant has come to a close after running from 2013-2024. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were used to install conservation practices in critical areas. Many thanks to the support from our partners during this successful initiative!

 

Future Activity

Stay tuned for more information on the following upcoming 319 watershed projects!   


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