Entries by David Burkett

Buck Creek Watershed Statistics

Quick Facts HUC: 04050006-0508 32,392 Acres 20.3 Total Miles Long 15.6 Miles Trout Stream Land Use 64% Urban 18% Agricultural 11% Forest Land 4% Wetlands 3% Open Land Pollutant Loadings Sediment: 1,024 tons/yr Phosphorus: 28,061 lbs/yr Nitrogen: 153,436 lbs/yr Priority Pollutant Pathogens (disease causing agents) Priority Sources Cropland Livestock Septic Tanks

Plant a Rain Garden

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2017 Creek Study

Summary from 10/ 23/ 2017 report prepared by Streamside Ecological Services. The study found that Buck Creek is impacted by a variety of issues.  Brown trout populations do indeed inhabit Buck Creek, but not in every stretch of the creek. Stream temperatures were found to be favorable for trout in portions of the watershed, such […]