Recent Rains swell Sleepy Creek

Here you can see how much sediment is in Sleepy Creek after a big rain event. Normally you can see the stream bed clearly through the water. By creating better riparian buffers and implementing stream bank restoration along with other ‘best practices’ SCWA encourages and educates landowners about how they can help to reduce excess sediment from getting into the Creek. Excess sediment More

Students and Girl Scouts Planting Trees at Greenwood Elementary School

Tanner Haid from Cacapon Institute teaches and participates with students and Girl Scouts in planting trees at Greenwood Elementary School on April 18th.  The trees were paid for by the US Forest Service through WV CommuniTree whose objective is to improve the environmental quality and ecological impact of public lands by promoting tree planting and education through volunteerism in the Potomac Headwaters of the More

WV CommuniTree Planting At Greenwood Elementary School

Forty adults and children from the Sleepy Creek Watershed Association, Cacapon Institute, Greenwood Parents and Teachers Association, and Girl Scout Troop 40764 planted 16 shade and flowering trees at the school last Saturday, April 18th. WV CommuniTree is funded by the US Forest Service.  Its objective is to improve the environmental quality and ecological impact of public lands by promoting tree planting and education through volunteerism More

SCWA Cleans up part of Sleepy Creek in the 2015 “Make It Shine” campaign

Fair weather helped make the 2015 ‘Make It Shine” campaign fun and successful. SCWA members joined forces to clean the junk from about a mile-long stretch along Luther Michael road and the Sleepy Creek Stream bank.  A dozen tires and a whole truckload of garbage and recyclables were collected, separated, and taken to the recycling center. “Make It Shine” is a state-wide initiative More

 
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