Mud Creek Watershed Restoration Project – Council Members

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The Mud Creek Watershed Restoration Council is a group of local, state and Federal governments and agencies, businesses, non-profit organizations, and other institutions and interested citizens working to promote the ecological health of the Mud Creek Watershed in Henderson County, NC.   Groups participating in the Council are listed below.   The participation of many entities ensures that local stakeholders within the community had and continue to have input in the development of the Watershed Restoration Plan for Mud Creek.

Local Governments:
The City of Hendersonville, elected officials and administrative staff
The Village of Flat Rock, elected officials
The Town of Laurel Park, elected officials
Henderson County, elected officials
Land of Sky Regional Council of Governments

State Government:
Henderson County Soil and Water Conservation District and
Natural Resources Conservation Service
NC Division of Water Quality [a part of the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)]
Ecosystem Enhancement Program [a part of the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)]

Federal Government:
Tennessee Valley Authority
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Army Corps of Engineers

Universities:
North Carolina State University – Cooperative Extension Service (host of the Mud Creek Watershed Restoration Project) — contact
University of North Carolina-Asheville, Environmental Quality Institute, Volunteer Water Information Network (VWIN)

Business:
Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce
Partners for Economic Progress
Hendersonville Board of Realtors
Homebuilders of Hendersonville

Non-Profit Organizations:
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy
Environmental and Conservation Organization
Riverlink
Apple Country Greenways Commission

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