Stream Stewardship & Recovery Handbook

Do you have problems with weeds, erosion, or other issues on your creekside property? This user-friendly handbook serves as a resource for you to learn about your streamside property, including appropriate stewardship solutions to address weeds, erosion, or other issues; information about how your property matters to the watershed, environment, and others living along the creek; and how-to guides for implementing stewardship projects. Contact us to learn more!

Pick up your Handbook

Contact LWOG for a Handbook or download a copy here.

Meet Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group

Stop by the LWOG office to pick up a copy of the Handbook!

Team Members

Stewardship Program

LWOG’s Stewardship Program is a proactive approach for watershed resiliency in the Left Hand Creek Watershed. Our goal is to build watershed resiliency through an integrated framework of stewardship projects and citizen science initiatives that aim to build a stronger stewardship ethic within the community.

Under this program, LWOG is leading a collaboration of watershed coalitions to provide advice, support and the tools required for landowners to conduct stewardship activities on their own properties. These tools include a handbook for landowners, property-specific stream stewardship plans, and educational outreach workshops.

Stewardship Activities

LWOG works with volunteers to complete on-the-ground stewardship projects to keep Left Hand Creek healthy, especially in areas that were recently restored following the 2013 flood.

LWOG also leads workshops on different aspects of stream stewardship.

Citizen Science

LWOG works with volunteers to monitor the status of Left Hand Creek using tested protocols and uses information collected to make sound decisions about stewardship needs.