Black Creek Watershed Coalition;
c/o George Squires, District Manager
Genesee County Soil and Water Conservation District,
29 Liberty St., Ste. #3;
Batavia, NY 14020
Tel: (585) (585) 343-2362
Welcome to the home page of the Black Creek Watershed Coalition.
Use the links at left to investigate and learn about the watershed.
Use the links below to navigate to information on this page.
Upcoming Meetings - Black Creek Watershed Coalition
Canoeing and Kayaking
Be a Water Hero
Brochures/Newsletters/In the News
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The Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) & the Town of Chili stabilize eroding streambank on Black Creek off of Old Scottsville Chili Road. The project was funded by a grant from the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control. Read more....
See Black Creek in the news! Recent article added to list of articles listed news.
What is a watershed? Many people have no idea. Watch this video
and find out. Here's another video of interest: Riparian Buffers to Prevent Water Pollution
for Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council's Black/ Oatka Creek Municipal Law Review, completed by G/FLRPC in 2006
as part of the "Controlling Sediment in Black and Oatka Creek Watersheds" project. The report is being
updated as part of the current watershed management planning process.
...Power Point Presentations
Streambank - Monroe County
Streambank - Wyoming County
SUNY Brockport Water
Quality (9.9 MB)
Trout Fishing (17.6 MB)
Lakes Watershed Planning (0.5 MB)
View Map (1.6 MB)
View Text (1.4 MB)
Be a water hero!
Take a look at the water hero website: www.h2ohero.org
Brochures/Newsletters/In the News
For more 'brochures', 'newsletters', and 'Black Creek in the News' see links to
Land Care and Pest Management Practices
Black Creek Watershed Newsletter
Watershed Care Brochure
Article in Gates-Chili Post, May
Black Creek Watershed Information Card
The Black Creek Watershed Coalition has decided to map all the interesting places
that can be found in the Black Creek Watershed.
Each point has a web page associated with it which describes interesting facts about
the location. The mapping portion works with Google Earth which can be downloaded
You can also check out the web pages individually by category. If you come
across errors or have additional information to add to a point's web page please
contact Rochelle Bell at the address listed at the top of this page. Click here to go to the online mapping page.
Black Creek Watershed Meetings:
Meeting time is 5:30 PM.
Meeting location will be announced in each month's agenda
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Canceled due to weather
Monday, March 31, 2014
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Canceled
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (Annual Meeting)
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Canceled
Monday, December 15, 2014
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