Grouse-Silver Creek Watershed

General Information

Sponsored by:
Grouse-Silver Creek Watershed District #92
Project Manager:
Jennifer Carr
Start Date:
December 31, 2003
2118 E. 9th Suite B
Winfield, KS 67156 United States


Geographical Information:

Surrounding water bodies:

Grouse Creek, Silver Creek

Watershed Description:

The Grouse-Silver Creek Watershed ( 11060001) is located in southeastern Kansas within Cowley, Butler and Elk counties. The headwaters of Grouse Creek originate in Butler County and travel southwest approximately 60 miles and drains 249,750 acres including numerous tributaries before emptying into the Arkansas River southeast of Arkansas City.

Project Goals & Objectives:

  • Quantity
  • Quality
  • Groundwater
  • Surface water
  • Conservation

Project Achievements:

The Grouse-Silver Creek Watershed has been implementing Best Management Practices with local stakeholders to protect the quality of water in Grouse and Silver Creeks. The have supported producer education events to promote conservation practices within the watershed.

Roger Black
Committee Members:
Jerry Ashenfelter Andy Bogner Jim Hardy David Miller Leroy Osborne Kent Radcliff Roland Willard Ronnie Whiteman

Current Project Partners:

  • Cowley County Conservation District
  • NRCS

Copyright 2019 Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
This project funded in part through the Kansas Water Office, with appropriations from the Kansas Water Plan Fund; and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, through EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grant # C9007405-11.