Projects

Wharton Creek Streambank Restoration Project

Madison County Conservation District Project Begin Location
Beaver Lake Watershed: 11010001
War Eagle Creek: 1101000106
2004 Wharton Creek, 1 mile upstream of the Highway 74 Bridge south of Huntsville, AR

Project Synopsis

This project aimed to restore approximately 1000 linear feet of streambank along Wharton Creek, a tributary of War Eagle Creek. This project also included educating landowners as well as road workers regarding improved practices when working on streambanks. Project partners include the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the Army Corps of Engineers Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, the Madison County Road Department, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. This project was completed in 2005.

Project Website

http://aracd.org/CD/madison.htm

Funding Source

Clean Water Act Section 319 funding