Black Creek Watershed Home Page

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Contact Information:
Black Creek Watershed Coalition;
c/o George Squires
P.O. Box 13
Byron, NY 14422-0013

Tel: (585) 548-9079

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Article: Black Creek designated an Inland Waterway

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

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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 George Squires at the address listed at the top of this page. Click here to go to the online mapping page.

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pushpin Meeting time is 5:30 PM.
pushpin Meeting location will be announced in each month's agenda
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diamond Thursday, January 28, 2016
diamond Monday, February 22 - with OCWC
diamond Thursday, March 31 Cancelled
diamond Thursday, April 28 - Chili Highway Facility
diamond Thursday, May 26
diamond Thursday, June 30
diamond Thursday, July 28
diamond Thursday, August 25 (Annual Meeting)
diamond Thursday, September 29 Cancelled
diamond Thursday, October 27
diamond Thursday, November 17

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