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We have two Hoosier Riverwatch Training Events coming up in the next couple of months. Hoosier Riverwatch is a volunteer stream monitoring program. Discover hands-on methods for testing water quality at this FREE workshop. Participants (18yrs+) will be introduced to habitat, chemical, and biological assessment techniques and can earn certification. Great for teachers, natural resource… Continue reading
Snapp/Kelso and Smalls Creek Watershed Project Our next steering committee meeting will be next week on Tuesday May 30, 2023. It will be held at the Knox County SWCD office. After analyzing stakeholder concerns at our March meeting, we will look at our problems that reflect the concerns on which the group has chosen to… Continue reading
At our March meeting, the group analyzed stakeholder concerns. This consisted of determining whether the concern was supported by our data, what is the evidence, if it is quantifiable, if it’s within the scope of the project, and if the group wants to focus on it. At our next meeting, in May, we will work… Continue reading
The Sullivan County SWCD, IDEM, and Maria-No Business Creek Watershed Committee are hosting a Hoosier Riverwatch training at the Oaktown Community Center on Wednesday, June 7th from 9 am to 4 pm. For more information, check out the flyer here.
Earlier this month I gave an update about the Snapp/Kelso & Smalls Creek Watershed Project at the SWCD annual meeting. A few of the concerns that were touched on was the high levels of total suspended solids (TSS) and E. coli that have been found during stormflow events. Along with high levels of nitrate and… Continue reading
We will be hosting our 81st Annual Meeting on March 6, 2023 at the Highland Woods Community Center. RSVPs are requested and can be made by calling 812-882-8210 x 3 by February 22.
The Knox County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding its Annual Meeting at Highland Woods Community Center on March 6, 2023, at 6:30PM. This event is free to attend but reservations are required by February 22 and can be made by calling the SWCD office at (812) 882-8210 ext. 3. Christopher Nettles will… Continue reading
Our next Watershed Steering Committee Meeting will be at the SWCD office on January 31, 2023. We will be meeting at noon in the conference room. For more information or if you have questions or concerns with any water quality issues in Snapp/Kelso or Smalls Creek, please let me know at Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org . Water quality… Continue reading
As 2022 comes to an end, I will be updating the water quality data with everything that has been collected so far. We had an informative meeting earlier this month with Dick Vermillion, Knox County Surveyor, about what’s happening in the watershed. If you have questions or concerns with any water quality issues in Snapp/Kelso… Continue reading