John Redmond Lake-Neosho River WRAPS Development-Eagle Creek WRAPS Implementation

General Information

Sponsored by:
Coffey County Conservation District
Project Manager:
Mary Lou Ponder
Start Date:
April 1, 2006
End Date:
June 2011
313 Cross Street #2
Burlington, KS 66871 United States


Geographical Information:

Surrounding water bodies:

Eagle Creek & Olpe Lake

Watershed Description:

Eagle Creek Watershed drainage-HUC 11070201 25; Eagle Creek South-11070201 47

Project Goals & Objectives:

  • Quality
  • Surface water
  • Conservation

Other Goals:

Information & Education to the public on improving the water supply in Eagle Creek through news articles, quarterly newsletters and workshops to implement BMP's and gain a better understanding of the WRAPS program.

Project Achievements:

*Mailing out quarterly newsletters to stakeholders-informing of upcoming cost-share programs.
*Writing news articles to inform the public.
*Setting up displays at the Lyon & Coffey County Fairs.
*Working with school age children to improve conservation education.
*Held a Fall Workshop on October 24, 2007 to inform landowners of projects & cost-share.
*Held a Field Visit with Management Team & KDHE on March 4, 2008 to show a probable demonstration project to implement several BMP's on the proposed site working towards a Best Management System project.

Dan Haines
Committee Members:
Kevin Darbyshire Brian Creager Ken Thomas Henry Hoelting

Current Project Partners:

  • Lyon County Conservation District c/o Debbe Schopper 3020 W 18th Emporia, KS 666801

Copyright 2018 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.