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Cross Keys Pond Wetland Planting

Join fellow mud puppies to help install new wetland plants at the Cross Keys Park Pond Restoration Project.

Saturday, September 10, 2016 9:00 AM – Noon

Register on-line here

This is a full contact water sport with ample mud taking wetland hundreds of plant plugs and getting them into the shore line of the newly restored pond.

  • Bring trowels, digging tools, utility gloves.
  • Wear foot protection you don’t mind getting wet and muddy.
  • Bring your friends and family (Warn them what they are getting into)
  • We will have a wash down station to “hose off” after the event.
  • Lunch will be served (Bar-B-Cue sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans, desert

This work was funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under §319(h) of the Clean Water Act through the Kentucky Division of Water to Lexington Fayette Urban County Government (Grant #C9994861-09). 

Monitoring Water Quality

Join us in monitoring water quality in our watershed.  We provide the training and field equipment in cooperation with Kentucky River Watershed Watch

Free Training Workshops are held in the spring.


  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Lexington, KY
    500 Newtown Pike Campus, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Room 112
    Instructor: Bethany Overfield, Kentucky Geological Survey