SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENT
NRCS and partners are soliciting input from the public for areas of concern in the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed by March 9, 2023
NRCS are soliciting input such as: flooding, stream/ river bank erosion, channel blockages and sedimentation, potential pollution sources, etc.
Project partners are developing a Watershed Plan to identify priority actions to protect and enhance the flood resiliency in the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed and to improve river and stream ecosystems, including water quality and habitat.
For more information: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/conservation-basics/conservation-by-state/rhode-island/wood-pawcatuck-watershed-planning-project
Previously announced on this site was the January meeting schedule:
A public meeting was held January 26 regarding the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed
The meeting Objectives were
- Review National Watershed Operations Program
- Review Information on the Wood-Pawcatuck River Watershed
- Determine “Scope” of the Project
- Encourage Input and Contributions By Others During Planning Process
Please click here for the full report of that meeting.
Click on the bulletin below for all the details . . . . .
This is a significant flood management effort in the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed and a chance to have significant flood management project needs funded.
This is likely to be the main or only public and stakeholder input meetings, so now is your time to share input !