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Posted by Michael Brooks on June 28, 2017 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Put on your calendar: August 12 6-8pm for a presentation about Rain Gardens

Recent Happenings and Events:

June: Stream Monitoring was performed at several locations this month:

June 26: Double T building across from the new Sheetz Station on 522

June 20: Widmyer Elementary School

June 13: Country Inn in Berkeley Springs

June 7: Jimstown Road

May:

May 30: Stream Monitoring at Fairfax Rd

May 23: 3 members attended the Watershed G...

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Stream Monitoring

Posted by Michael Brooks on June 10, 2016 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The 2016 Stream Monitoring season is here.  Please call Kate Lehman at 304-279-0717 ([email protected]) if you can help.  We will then be able to contact you in case of weather or other issues.

June 13 at 8 am - the Double T Homes, opposite Winchester Grade Rd just S of Berkeley Springs on Rt 522

June 18 at 9 am - Widmyer Elementary School, just S of Berkeley Springs on Rt 522

June 29 at 9 am - Behind the Earthdog Cafe, Rt 522 S.

Come enjoy the great...

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Fairview Rd Stream Monitoring Sep 11

Posted by Michael Brooks on September 21, 2015 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

From Jeff Iliff:

Level 3 Stream Survey results for Warm Springs Run at Fairview Dr. Sept. 11, 2015, 9:00 am.

Participants: Jeff Iliff, Bob Wurster, Norman Dean, Kate Lehman, Andy Swaim, and Susan Trump.

Latitude: 39-24-52 Longitude: 75-6-14

Ambient temp: 85 deg. and sunny

Water temp. 17 deg. C

Dissolved Oxygen: 17 Mg/l

Habitat conditions: 138= Good

Biological conditions: 68.3= Suboptimal

 

There were 266 low tolerance benthic...

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Widmeyer Stream Monitoring Sep 3

Posted by Michael Brooks on September 21, 2015 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

From Jeff Iliff:

Here are the level 3 Stream Survey results for Warm Springs Run just south of Widmeyer Elementary School 09-03-15, 8:00 am.

Participants: Jeff Iliff, Kate Leahman, Andy Swaim, Bob Wurster, Michael Brooks, and Norman Dean.

Latitude: 39-36-42 Longitude: 78-14-15

Ambient temp: 86 deg. hot, humid, and sunny

Habitat conditions: 114 Marginal

Biological conditions: 64.3 Marginal

There were 140 low tolerance benthic macroinvertebrates repres...

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Good job West Virginia - by Jeff IIlif

Posted by Michael Brooks on August 4, 2015 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

West Virginia leads the way on pollution reduction milestones for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

 

The interim progress report recently came out from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Choose Clean Water Coalition. The report evaluates the progress toward attaining their 2017 pollution reduction milestones for the 6 states and D.C. that consist of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The pollutants measured are: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sediment. The sources of pollution under ...

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