Kentucky River Authority Watershed Grants
kentucky river basin grants
Low-Head Dam Study
Recipient: Clarks Run Environmental and Educational Corporation (CREEC)
Focus Watershed: Clarks Run (Boyle County)
Project Description: Investigation of feasibility to remove two low-head dams and potential for subsequent stream restoration of Danville segment of Clarks Run.
Red River Festivals
Recipient: Kentucky Waterways Alliance
Focus Watershed: Red River (Powell, Wolfe and Menifee Counties)
Project Description: Plan to hold festivals in 2021 and 2022 in conjunction with a paddling race on the Red River.
Septic Education and Tank Pumpouts
Recipient: Red Bird Mission
Focus Watershed: Middle Fork, Goose Creek, Red Bird River (Clay, Leslie and Bell Counties)
Project Description: Will provide informational workshops about maintaining household septic systems. Participants are eligible to receive a free system pumpout.
Kentucky River Guide and Informational Signage
Recipient: Southwest Clark Neighborhood Association
Focus Watershed: Kentucky River (Clark County)
Project Description: Will create a guidebook highlighting features along Pools 9 and 10 of the Kentucky River on the Clark and Madison County border. Related signage will be installed as markers for recreationists on the river.
Educational Trail and Signage
Recipient: City of Stanford
Focus Watershed: St. Asaph's Creek and Buffalo Springs Creek (Lincoln County)
Project Description: An interpretive trail will be installed along the historic Buffalo Springs trail, which will be used by local school groups and community visitors.
Kentucky River School Curriculum & Art Project
Recipient: Kentucky Riverkeeper
Focus Watershed: Kentucky River Basin
Project Description: The Kentucky River keeper will continue developing K-12 curriculum to teach about the river and water topics.