|Posted by Michael Brooks on November 24, 2020 at 12:25 AM||comments (0)|
Norman Dean is the 2020 Watershed Hero!
Watershed Network news: See this link for more information. https://wvrivers.org/2020/11/symposium/
Last year, WV Rivers Coalition became the fiscal sponsor of the West Virginia Watershed Network (WVWN), a statewide organization of of nonprofits, state, and federal agencies who support the work of community-based watershed groups.
The Symposium, staying true to its Watershed Celebration Day roots, kicked off by honoring fi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michael Brooks on November 10, 2020 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
The Warm Springs Watershed Association is sponsoring a Rain Garden Workshop, Tuesday November 10, from 10am to 1pmon Congress Street in downtown Berkeley Springs.
Learn about the Rain Gardens on Congress Street, a Town of Bath public works project, funded in part by a WV Chesapeake Bay Implementation grant.
Master Gardener volunteer credit is approved for attendance. Come prepared to help plant the beds for more credit hours.
For more information please email...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michael Brooks on October 15, 2020 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
After a covid-19 semi-annual hiatus, work resumed on our major project this year, the boardwalk, bridge and walking paths in the Wetlands in front of the Widmyer Elementary School on Rt 522 south of Berkeley Springs.
The superfluous grass growth between the wetland stream and the sports oval was extensively cutback. The 5 sections of the boardwalk were installed and the planking is now 60% complete. The Boy Scout Troop 12 installed the bridge on Oct 3. The last two day...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michael Brooks on September 24, 2020 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
This is the text of a letter to WV DEP requesting a public hearing in Berkeley Springs about the 522 ByPass.
Director, Division of Water and Management, DEP
ATTN: Sharon Mullins, Permitting Section
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304-2345
Re: Application No. WVR110602
Berkeley Springs Bypass Construction
We are writing to request that a public hearing be held in Berkeley Springs regardi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michael Brooks on September 9, 2020 at 11:20 AM||comments (0)|
Our first group project since March is the installation of the boardwalk in the Widmyer Wetlands near the Widmyer Elementary School. The frames were built last spring by the Ag-Mechanics class let by Dave Aberegg at the High School.
On Aug 31, Bob Wurster led a 'demonstration project' to set the first platform. Seven masked women and men put in a fine morning digging out waterlogged post holes, trimming legs, leveling the walk and carrying the other walks into positions for conti...Read Full Post »