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Licking River Watershed Watch Inc.
The Licking River Watershed Watch works to protect, improve, and restore the waters of the Licking River Basin by promoting water quality monitoring, public education, and citizen action.


Water Quality Monitoring

LRWW Volunteers collect water quality samples from over 130 stations throughout the 22 county watershed using field equipment, collecting samples for laboratory analysis and direct observations. Join us if you would like to become a certified sampling volunteer.


Public Education

LRWW scientists and resource management agencies work to get community leaders and volunteers up to speed on the science, technology and political realities of water resource management. Join us at our next workshop, conference or seminar


Citizen Action

LRWW Volunteers and leadership work with resource management agencies to improve watershed conditions through clean-ups, restoration projects, public involvement and advocacy. Contact us for more information


Ways to help support LRWW

Please help support our work with your generous donation
You can also mail a check to Watershed Watch in Kentucky (WWKY), PO Box 1245, Frankfort, KY 40602. Be sure to designate on your check "For LRWW" to make sure it goes to the Licking River Watershed Watch group. Thank you!

If you'd like to donate to LRWW at NO COST(!), click on the smile.amazon.com link below. When you shop at AmazonSmile via this link, AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to LRWW - and you pay no fees or extra cost!

Please visit our online store at https://www.bonfire.com/store/licking-river-watershed-watch/ A portion of the proceeds help to sponsor our organization

Announcing the 2022 Sampling Dates! LRWW volunteers will be collecting E. coli samples the second weekends of May, July, and September. Those dates are May 13-14, July 8-9, and September 9-10.. Please contact Joann.Palmer@ky.gov to register for these events

In the Spotlight:

On 4-22-22 in coorperation with Friends of Stoner Creek, LRWW set up an information display at the Paris Art Walk festival. Attached is a photo of the LRWW display. The Friends of Stoner Creek, has an Art contest, of work submitted by Bourbon Co. 6th graders, addressing awareness, protection of Stoner Creek and the need for clean water. The students do art after clean water education classes presented by Bluegrass Greensource. Festival goers are asked to view the work and vote for their pick of the two works they like. During this time FOSC and LRWW members discussed our activities. Over 300 people came through the door to view the art.

 


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