Shawn Walker of Trees 101 assisted the Elks Run Watershed Group and the Cacapon Institute with the Project CommiTree Planting in Sam Michael’s Park on April 5, 2014. The Downstream Project took the opportunity to capture Shawn’s explanation of the proper methods and considerations for planting a tree.
Happy to say that the Saturday, April 5, 2014, Elks Run tree planting and park clean was a success on several fronts. Again we had 50 volunteers for the planting and clean up. Big thanks to Jim and Lee for arriving early to auger holes and get the ball rolling, Suzy for being the lead […]
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~ Chinese Proverb Please join volunteers from Jefferson County’s Elks Run Watershed in this community tree planting, dog park and stream cleanup event at Sam Michael’s Park. Elks Run Watershed Group volunteers, in coordination with the WV Project CommuniTree*, WV […]
Elks Run Watershed Group is partnering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the West Virginia Department of Forestry, and West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to plant trees along Elk Branch. The trees will enhance the wildlife habitat along Elk Branch and help to filter pollutants and make the streambank more stable. By helping us plant […]
The Harpers Ferry Water Works serves a population of approximately 1801 with 709 residential service connections and 113 commercial connections. The Water Treatment Plant serves the population of Harpers Ferry, Bolivar, Cavalier Heights, KOA Campground, local hotels and commercial businesses. The water system is located on Bakerton Road off the State Route 340. Source Water […]