COAL CREEK WATERSHED DAY 2000

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When: Saturday, April 29, 2000

Where: Coal Creek and its tributary streams with special events in Lake City and Briceville 

A list of exhibitors and photographs from Coal Creek Watershed Day 2000 document the event.  Special thanks go to Deputy Lewis Ridenour and Deputy Jim Leinart, provided by the Anderson County Executive's Litter Grant Program which is funded by the Tennessee DOT. 

Also, students and their professors from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine learned of the Watershed Day event from our web site.  They made a "field trip" to Tennessee to get some hands-on experience in abandoned mine land/coal mine drainage abatement.

EXHIBITORS:

RESPONSIBLE GROUP/AGENCY

TOPIC

American Society of Civil Engineers

Design options for iron/metals removal from Coal Mine Drainage (CMD) from abandoned mined lands before it enters Coal Creek

Boy Scouts of America

Impacts of trash/household wastes dumped into streams

Office of Surface Mining

CMD formation/impacts, Appalachian Clean Streams Initiative, and current coal mining in accordance with SMCRA regulations protects the environment

Tennessee Abandoned Mined Land Section

Role of the TAMLS in reclaiming abandoned mined lands in Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Non-mining related environmental impacts to Coal Creek and demonstration of electric shock method to perform fish population counts

Trout Unlimited

Art of fishing, bug hunts, fly tying and more

Tennessee Valley Authority

Resource Stewardship, bank protection, flood protection, and landowner Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Fish shocking demonstrations

University of Tennessee

The use of computers and the INTERNET to mine for knowledge

Briceville and Lake City Public Libraries

History of Coal Creek

Representatives of the People of Tennessee

Potential economic benefits from improving water quality in Coal Creek and its tributaries

Briceville Watershed Day Photos

Lake City Watershed Day Photos

Beech Grove Falls Watershed Day Photos

[Home] [Master Plan] [Map] [Photo Gallery]
[Bank Stabilization Projects]
[Deadwood Removal Days] [Discovery Day 2000] [Scrape, Paint & Clean Day 2000
[Historic Fraterville Mine Disaster Field Trip 2001] [Fraterville Mine Disaster 100th Anniversary]
[Coal Creek War and Mining Disasters] [Mine Reclamation Lessons]
[CMD] [Economic Benefits] [Motor Discovery Trail] [Historic Cemeteries]
[Partners] [Schools in Watershed] [Mark the Trail Day]
[Awards] [Coal Creek Health Days]
[Briceville School History Field Trips] [Ghost Stories]
[Trout Stuff] [Join Us] [Eastern Coal Region Roundtable]
[Articles in the News] [Dream Contest]

Copyrightę Coal Creek Watershed Foundation, Inc. 2000 through 2016
CELEBRATING OUR 16th YEAR!!