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Triplett Creek Watershed Initiative

Fiscal Year 2016 Application Deadline

Applications received before November 20, 2015 will be ranked during the first application cut-off period. Applications received after the first cut-off and any unfunded applications will be ranked together after March 18, 2016.

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the US Forest Service (FS) are partnering to address resource concerns related to forest health, wildlife habitat, water quality, and wildfire hazard conditions on private and public lands. The project, called the Chief's Joint Landscape Restoration Partnership (which includes the Triplett Creek Watershed in Rowan County) will invest $30 million across the country in 2014. 

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Eligible private landowners in certain watersheds in Bath, Fleming, Menifee, Morgan and Rowan Counties in Kentucky are eligible to participate in this initiative.  

Project Map

Triplett Creek Project Map

More Information

For more information or to apply for the initiative, visit the USDA Service Center in Rowan County located at 224 West 1st Street, Morehead, Kentucky 40351, or call Tony Burnett, Supervisory Natural Resource Manager for NRCS at 606-845-6291.

Triplett Creek Watershed Initiative Fact Sheet

Triplett Creek Screening Sheet (PDF, 16.8 KB)

Triplett Creek Field Ranking Sheet (PDF, 129.4 KB)

State Contact: 
Deena Wheby
Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
Phone 859-224-7403