Black Creek Watershed Home Page

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Contact Information:
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

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Watershed Management Plan

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

Click here 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 (18.5 MB)
Streambank - Wyoming County (41.8 MB)
SUNY Brockport Water Quality (9.9 MB)
Trout Fishing (17.6 MB)
Genesee Finger Lakes Watershed Planning (0.5 MB)

Map Guide
View Map (1.6 MB)
View Text (1.4 MB)

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top Top       Brochures/Newsletters/In the News
For more 'brochures', 'newsletters', and 'Black Creek in the News' see links to left

Land Care and Pest Management Practices November 2012
Black Creek Watershed Newsletter July 2008
Watershed Care Brochure 2008
Article in Gates-Chili Post, May 29, 2008
Black Creek Watershed Information Card

top Top       Online Mapping

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 from here

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.

top Top       Black Creek Watershed Meetings:

pushpin Meeting time is 5:30 PM.
pushpin Meeting location will be announced in each month's agenda

checkmark Wednesday, January 28, 2015
checkmark Thursday, February 26, 2015
checkmark Monday, March 30, 2015
checkmark Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - cancelled
checkmark Thursday, May 28, 2015
checkmark Thursday, June 25, 2015
checkmark Tuesday, July 28, 2015
checkmark Wednesday, August 26, 2015 (Annual Meeting)
checkmark Tuesday, September 29, 2015
diamond Wednesday, October 28, 2015
diamond Thursday, November 19, 2015
diamond Monday, December 14, 2015

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The letters PDF indicate that a document is in the Portable Document Format (PDF).  All of the maps and many of the documents on this site are in this format and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You can download the reader by clicking on this button:
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If the PDF maps do not look right when you download them from this site or if Netscape Navigator is not working for you see the Having trouble with site page for workarounds and explanations.