Sleepy Creek Watershed Association Annual Meeting Dec. 3rd

Annual SCWA Meeting Scheduled for December 3, 2016   As announced earlier, we will hold our annual meeting this coming Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 7 P.M.  The meeting will be held at the Morgan County Board of Education Office, 247 Harrison Street.   Following a recap of our 2016 activities and a treasurer’s report, obusiness meeting will include election of officers for More

Plenty of tree planting opportunities in the next few weeks!

EASTERN PANHANDLE TREE PLANTINGS SCHEDULED Herb Peddicord, the WV Chesapeake Bay Forester, is inviting all interested volunteers of all ages to help plant trees in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties on several following dates.  Here is the tentative schedule: Saturday, October 15th: 9:00 am until Noon – Near Tuscarora Pike, west of Martinsburg.  Take exit 13 from I-81,  Turn west toward Poor House Farm More

Stream monitoring results for Sleepy Creek at Creek Rd. 09-02-2016

It was perfect weather to enjoy the beauty of Sleepy Creek during our annual monitoring at this site. Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek at Creek Road on 09-02-2016, 8:30am. Participants: Fink, Iliff, Oaks, Meadows, Dean. Conditions: Sunny and cool, no rain in the last 48 hours. Latitude: 39-30-59  Longitude: 78-13-38 Water temp: 19.5  C. , Dissolved Oxygen: 67 mg/l,  Conductivity: More

Sleepy Creek Stream Monitoring results from Burnt Mill Rd. Bridge 08-19-16

Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek near Burnt Mill Bridge August 19, 2016 8:30 am. Monitors: Iliff, Fink, Oaks, Dean, Meadows Latitude: 39-38-47  Longitude: 78-7-45 Ambient temp: 90 deg. and sunny Water temp: 24 deg. C (75.2 F) pH:7.5  Dissolved solids: 110 ppm Habitat conditions: 183 Optimal (up five from last year) Biological conditions: 81.6 Optimal (same) There were 228 low More