Spring tree plantings are just around the corner, so re-visit our site for the dates as they are decided. The post Tree planting season is coming soon, stay tuned for details! appeared first on Sleepy Creek Watershed Association.
Annual SCWA Meeting Scheduled for December 3, 2016 As announced earlier, we will hold our annual meeting this coming Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 7 P.M. The meeting will be held at the Morgan County Board of Education Office, 247 Harrison Street. Following a recap of our 2016 activities and a treasurer’s report, […]
Planting trees is fun! EASTERN PANHANDLE TREE PLANTINGS SCHEDULED Herb Peddicord, the WV Chesapeake Bay Forester, is inviting all interested volunteers of all ages to help plant trees in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties on several following dates. Here is the tentative schedule: Saturday, October 15th: 9:00 am until Noon – Near Tuscarora Pike, west of […]
It was perfect weather to enjoy the beauty of Sleepy Creek during our annual monitoring at this site. Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek at Creek Road on 09-02-2016, 8:30am. Participants: Fink, Iliff, Oaks, Meadows, Dean. Conditions: Sunny and cool, no rain in the last 48 hours. Latitude: 39-30-59 Longitude: 78-13-38 Water temp: […]
Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek near Burnt Mill Bridge August 19, 2016 8:30 am. Monitors: Iliff, Fink, Oaks, Dean, Meadows Latitude: 39-38-47 Longitude: 78-7-45 Ambient temp: 90 deg. and sunny Water temp: 24 deg. C (75.2 F) pH:7.5 Dissolved solids: 110 ppm Habitat conditions: 183 Optimal (up five from last year) Biological […]
Carla Hardy (1971-2016), founder of the Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree program, has passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Cacapon Institute is offering memorial trees to be planted in her honor in fall 2016. By planting a memorial tree this fall, you are expanding upon Carla’s legacy and upholding the motto of the program she began […]
Cacapon Institute’s 2nd Annual Potomac River Paddle Trip Come spend the day with Cacapon Institute as we paddle the Potomac River from Great Cacapon, WV to Hancock, MD. This is a free event. Cacapon Institute will be renting canoes for those who do not have one, but there is a limited supply. CI will also […]
Another great day for stream monitoring at Sleepy Creek. Norm Dean identified a Monkey Flower (left picture) at our data compilation site and we netted hundreds of Benthic Macroinvertebrates, which are seen here being collected by Bob Meadows and Stan Oaks at our stream-side station. Ph and dissolved O2 tests in the foreground performed by […]
Today was perfect weather for a stream monitoring as Sleepy Creek members Norman Dean (left) and Bob Meadows are seen here doing the pebble count. The post Perfect weather for Stream Monitoring appeared first on Sleepy Creek Watershed Association.
Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek at Middle Fork near Rt. 13 Latitude: 39-30-59 Longitude: 78-13-45 Water was clear and odorless, 22 degrees C Substrate (Pebble count): Good Habitat conditions: 120 Good Biological conditions: 74.9 (Suboptimal) Dissolved O2: 140% pH: 6 There were 108 low tolerance benthic macroinvertebrates represented by 7 types, 94 […]