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Blackleggs Creek 
Watershed Association



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Funds used to develop this site were provided through the PA Growing Greener Program. Please visit the program site.

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Web Changes

    This is where we'll announce the most recent happenings on the website and in the watershed. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.

New Learn More Page Added

     Want to learn more about the environment? Check out our new Learn More page. You can watch a video on AMD, see what other groups across the state are doing, and even watch the nesting Peregrene Falcons on the 15th floor of the Rachel Carson State Office Building live with audio! Enjoy.


New Photos Posted on Kolb Discharge Project Site

     The Kolb Discharge Project site has been updated and includes a new photo gallery showing the completion of Phase I. Check it out here!


2001 Annual Meeting Held (3/01)

     The 2001 Annual Meeting of the Blackleggs Creek Watershed Association/Trout Nursery was held on March 18, 2001 at the Saltsburg Sportsman's Club. If you missed it, you can check out a few of the details here.


Pre-season Fish Commission Stocking of Blackleggs Creek Set (3/01)

     The PA Fish and Boat Commission will stock Blackleggs Creek on Friday, March 23. The stocking truck will meet at the Conemaugh Township shed sometime between 12pm and 3pm. As always, your help is needed to ensure that the trout are spread out along the entire length of the stream. Follow these links to the statewide pre-season and in-season stocking schedules.


$202,000 Coming to Watershed to Treat Big Run #2 (12/14/00)

     The third round of Growing Greener grants were announced on December 14, 2000 and there is wonderful news to report. Our organization has been awarded a grant of over $202,000 to construct a large treatment facility to treat the Big Run #2 discharge! Thanks again Growing Greener! We submitted two proposals for this round with the unapproved proposal being for a small assessment of the Big Run #3 and #9 discharges. If we had to choose which grant we would get, it would have been for the Big Run #2 treatment facility. This brings our total grant awards over the last year to slightly over $267,500! We are on the road to recovery!

Blackleggs Creek Watershed Association Establishes Website (12/00)

That's right! Believe it or not, our organization is now on the web, obviously. Through a grant from the Pennsylvania Growing Greener Program, we were able to have a website developed, which will assist us in getting the word out about our efforts and gain much needed support.  Please feel free to browse around the site and read about our efforts to clean up the Blacklegs Creek Watershed. And by the way, check out the Join link to become a member and help us make a difference. 


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Copyright 2001 Blackleggs Creek Watershed Association
Last modified: March 25, 2001