Resources

See the following helpful links and resources to assist in engaging with West Hickman Watershed. Read chapter 7 of the full watershed management plan for more information on potential funding sources for implementation of BMPs in the watershed.

LFUCG West Hickman Watershed Management Plan

LFUCG webpage where the full management plan is hosted

Planting a Riparian Buffer (pdf, 8pgs)
Guide created by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Office on how to effectively plant a riparian buffer in your backyard

Central Kentucky Backyard Stream Guide (pdf, 24pgs)  
Guide created by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Office all about how to best manage a stream on your property

Plant By Numbers (Low Maintenance Streamside Natives)
Website hosted by LFUCG offering planting plans which you can use to design beautiful gardens in your yard

Certified Backyard Habitat
Guide hosted by Kentucky Waterways Alliance on how to turn your backyard in to a certified wildlife habitat

Certified Backyard Stream Steward
University of Kentucky Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering guide on how to become a backyard stream steward

EPA Watershed Academy
EPA educational home page on all things to do with watersheds

KDOW Watershed Planning
Kentucky Division of Water home page on all things to do with watersheds


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