Morgan Co. Fair demonstration.

Hundreds of people become informed about their environment at the Morgan Co. Fair

   Hundreds of  visitors to the Morgan County Fair became more informed about their environment thanks to the Sleepy Creek and Warm Springs Watershed Associations. Here Chuck Marsh demonstrates the effects of storm water runoff to a group of visitors from Williamsburg. Many people expressed interest in making their own rain gardens and  took free copies of our how-to brochure. Thanks to great More

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Build your own rain garden! Click here for a step-by-step guide.

  Download Rain Gardens_WVDEP for step-by-step instructions on installing your rain garden today. A rain garden is one of the best ways you can help reduce polluted runoff from getting into Sleepy Creek. Let us know how it goes!  Post a comment below about your rain garden experiences!


Planting for the future

Dakota Crouse, Tyler Crouse, Grant Michael, and Caleb Moon, students at Greenwood Elementary School, assisted parents and representatives from the Cacapon Institute and Sleepy Creek Watershed Association in planting 16 shade trees on school grounds last Saturday, May 17.  The trees were provided at no cost to the school by the US Forest Service through the WV CommuniTree Project.  Participating organizations are responsible for More


Endangered Wood turtle found during May 13 stream monitoring

Endangered Wood Turtle found during May 13 Hess farm stream monitoring, identified and released. Brown trout were also observed as well as 20 different types of benthic macroinvertebrates (water-dwelling bugs). 

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