CORALVILLE– The Clear Creek Watershed Enhancement Board public meeting to be held at the Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th St., Coralville, IA 52241 at 5 p.m. on Feb. 28.
The purpose of the meeting is to provide information to the public concerning the accomplishments of the watershed board to make Clear Creek clear again and to welcome input for further priorities in the watershed.
The featured speaker will be James Martin of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, who is regional basin coordinator for southeast Iowa.
The board wants to know what the public thinks should be the priorities. Priorities suggested so far include: flood mitigation, reduction in soil erosion, restoration of wildlife habitat and improved water quality.
The board includes representatives of the creek’s various stakeholders and promotes enhancement efforts through forums, workshops and tours. The board also seeks funding to explore new enhancement practices that will be both environmentally and economically sustainable.
Contact: Karin Kee, secretary319-430-6007 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .